Henry David Thoreau | Civil Disobedience | Gazelle Books

Civil Disobedience by Thoreau as been one of the most historically significant and influential essays ever written. Since its initial publication in 1849 is has inspired resistance movements from the Danish WWII underground in the 1940s to the South African anti-apartheid movement at the end of the 20th Century. Seminal leaders from Mahatma Ghandi to Martin Luther King have found encouragement and enlightenment in Thoreau’s words. Continue reading