Books tagged: civil disobedience

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Simplify: Selected Writings From Henry David Thoreau
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
An anthology of writings from one of America's 's most famous naturalists and political activists. Contains "Walden", "Civil Disobedience", "Life Without Principle" and the unpublished "Reform and the Reformers". Preface gives a brief biography.
Discretion to Disobey: A Study of Lawful Departures from Legal Rules
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
A recognized study by a philosophy professor and a law professor is a truly interdisciplinary inquiry into the idea of departing from the strict letter of the law in a way that, they argue, actually comports with both law and morality. Part of the basic canon of law and philosophy, and much debated since first published by Stanford Press. Sometimes you have to break the law to make the law.
Psyclone
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Price: $8.63 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: British English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Political activist Jared is captured and tortured by the Anti-Terrorist Squad. Rescued by a group of resistance fighters, he joins them and discovers suppressed and censored information with the potential to stimulate a revolutionary shift, individually and collectively, and 'quantum jump' an evolutionary advancement throughout the human race.
The Battle for Tomorrow: A Fable
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Series: Battle for Tomorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A 16 year old girl is arrested and sent to juvenile hall for participating in an antiwar blockade and occupation of the US Capitol.
Life on the Outpost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Life on the Outpost is a story about one man’s struggle against an oppressive government. It’s a dark period in the nation’s history, when its leaders secretly drain the State Treasury. When an innocent man is arrested, his experience in the prison’s brutal system transforms him into a violent revolutionary, hell-bent on single-handedly destroying the corrupt government system.
FIRECLOSURE How to burn down Wall Street and get away with it
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Fed up with Wall Street and Deaf leaders in Washington, Cal writes a simple "what if" e-book that goes "viral" and throws the country into chaos. Empty foreclosed houses are burning by the thousands, the President has his hands full, and the Wall Street 'Elite' are out to get the author. Hi speed chases, murder, terrorism, and love ensue..
Sky Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The danger of teaching young children moral and religious concepts is explored in the first of the ten essays in Sky Child. Other pieces look at how to reform welfare, how to change your life with metaphors, three definitions of poverty, the price of money, the non-duty of civil disobedience, why America is not a Christian nation, how to tax fairly, and why the author has no respect for the law.
Study Guide - Rosa Parks: My Story (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 79. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Rosa Parks' "Rosa Parks: My Story," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Outlaw Visions
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Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.