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by Henry David Thoreau


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This 1862 essay, a meditation on the joy of walking and its necessity as a remedy for stress, has become one of the most influential works of the modern environmentalist movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486836485
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 09/18/2019
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Henry David Thoreau (1817–62) was an essayist, poet, and philosopher as well as one of America's foremost nature writers. He lived most of his life in Concord, Massachusetts, and was a close friend and protégé of Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. Walden, a meditation on life in the woods, and Civil Disobedience, a polemic advocating dissent from unjust government, are his best-known works.

Date of Birth:

July 12, 1817

Date of Death:

May 6, 1862

Place of Birth:

Concord, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Concord, Massachusetts


Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837