Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience", an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
The Thoreau Collection features:
On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience
A Plea For Captain John Brown
A Week On The Concord And Merrimack Rivers
and an assortment of his finest Poems