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Henry David Thoreau (I) (1817–1862)

David Henry Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts. He was the youngest of three children to John and Synthia Thoreau. He studied at Harvard from 1822-1837, majoring in English. Thoreau was a companion of Ralph Aldo Emerson, who patronized him and introduced him to some of the most important writers and thinkers of his time. ... See full bio »

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 2013 Seven-Minute Walden (Documentary short) (writer) (completed)
 2017 Walden, a Game (Video Game) (book)
 2014 The Light at Walden (Documentary short) (writer)
 2014 I Went to the Woods Because... (Short) (quotations)
 2014 Walden (Short) (book by)
 2007 The River of Life (Video documentary short) (book)
 1991 New Walden (text)
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 2007 ALF: Civil Disobedience (Documentary short) (thanks)
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 2005 Testify! Eco-Defense and the Politics of Violence (Video documentary)
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One of the leading personalities in New England Transcendentalism, his "Civil Disobedience" (1849) influenced Mohandas K. Gandhi and Martin Luther King See more »

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