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DetailsInexpensive but substantial, this anthology ranges from Henry David Thoreau's great nineteenth-century polemics "Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts" to more recent writings by Aung San Suu Kyi as well as Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of the subversive Russian rock group Pussy Riot.Additional selections includeLeo Tolstoy's denouncement of capital punishment, "I Cannot Be Silent";Bertrand Russell's "Civil Disobedience and the Threat of Nuclear Warfare"; and"Love, Law, and Civil Disobedience" and"Letter from Birmingham City Jail" by Martin Luther King, Jr.Other contributors includeWilliam Lloyd Garrison,Albert Einstein, andAleksandr Solzhenitsyn.Editor Bob Blaisdell provides an informative Introduction.ABOUT THE EDITOR: Bob Blaisdell is Professor of English at the City University of New York's Kingsborough Community College and the editor of more than 20 Dover literature and poetry collections. His most recent Dover books include Civil War Letters: From Home, Camp and Battlefield; Great Speeches by Mark Twain; Essays on Teaching; and Humorous American Short Stories.
SKU Code PRK B 3392 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486793818 Author Name Bob Blaisdell Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION