America s Bachelor Uncle

Thoreau is one of America's most powerful and least understood critics and political thinkers . ... Thoreau then comments , “ This phenomenon is paralleled in man by maiden aunts and bachelor uncles , who perform a similar function .

America s Bachelor Uncle

"At last, an account that takes Thoreau seriously as a political thinker and makes an unconventional but persuasive case that Thoreau was deeply concerned with our political community: its citizens, its values and institutions, and its future. A fascinating book, easy to recommend". -- Robert Booth Fowler, author of The Dance with Community

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America's Bachelor Uncle
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Bob Pepperman Taylor
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: American Political Thought (Un

"At last, an account that takes Thoreau seriously as a political thinker and makes an unconventional but persuasive case that Thoreau was deeply concerned with our political community: its citizens, its values and institutions, and its future. A fascinating book, easy to recommend". -- Robert Booth Fowler, author of The
The Fiction of America
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Susanne Hamscha
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05 - Publisher: Campus Verlag

The Fiction of America juxtaposes classic literature of the American Renaissance with twentieth-century popular culture—pairing, for instance, Ralph Waldo Emerson with Finding Nemo, Walt Whitman with Spiderman, and Hester Prynne with Madonna—to investigate how the “Americanness” of American culture constitutes itself in the interplay of the cultural imaginary and performance.
Forest Futures
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Karen Arabas, Joe Bowersox
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The 15 original essays written by leading scientists, policy analysts, public lands managers, and advocates addresses four related issues regarding the future of our nation's forests: ideas and practices of sustainable forestry; science and policymaking; threatened and endangered species protection on forested lands; and the future of public forest lands
Angelic Troublemakers
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: A. Terrance Wiley
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Angelic Troublemakers is the first detailed account of what happens when religious ethics, political philosophy, and the anarchist spirit intermingle. Wiley deftly captures the ideals that inspired three revered heroes of nonviolent disobedience-Henry Thoreau, Dorothy Day, and Bayard Rustin. Resistance to slavery, empire, and capital is a way of life,
Lessons from Walden
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Bob Pepperman Taylor
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-30 - Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess

Throughout this original and passionate book, Bob Pepperman Taylor presents a wide-ranging inquiry into the nature and implications of Henry David Thoreau’s thought in Walden and Civil Disobedience. Taylor pursues this inquiry in three chapters, each focusing on a single theme: chapter 1 examines simplicity and the ethics of “voluntary