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Thoreau and the sociological imagination

Shawn Chandler Bingham

Thoreau and the sociological imagination

the wilds of society

by Shawn Chandler Bingham

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862 -- Political and social views,
  • Social change,
  • Sociology -- Methodology,
  • United States -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.123-129) and index

    StatementShawn Chandler Bingham
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM831 .B558 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi , 141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17250333M
    ISBN 100742560589, 0742560597
    ISBN 109780742560581, 9780742560598
    LC Control Number2007028255

    From Sociology For Dummies. By Jay Gabler. Sociology is the scientific study of society — of people interacting in groups, from small social circles to global society. Sociologists gather information about the social world and systematically analyze that information to understand social phenomena including class, race, gender, culture, social networks, and historical change. Sociological imagination was coined by sociologist C. Wright Mills in to describe the ability to remove oneself from a given situation whether it affects your life or not personally and try to imagine the situation or conflict from a different perspective or more global view.

    Extensive site devoted to the writings, philosophy, life of Henry David Thoreau; created by The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, definitive edition of Thoreau's works, directed by Elizabeth Hall Witherell. Contains biography, bibliography, research and manuscript material, links to related sites (on American literature, Transcendentalism, nature writing, natural history, environment). The Myth of the Madding Crowd - Ebook written by Clark McPhail. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Myth of the Madding Crowd.3/5(2).

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Thoreau and the sociological imagination: the wilds of society Bingham, Shawn Chandler,Book, xvi, pages. Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher.

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Corresponding Author: 1An earlier version of this paper was presented at the AHS Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida, in October of The author is currently working on a book, entitled Henry David Thoreau and the Sociological Imagination, Author: Shawn Bingham.

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For him troubles have to do with ‘an individual’s character and with those limited areas of social life of which he is directly and personally.Henry David Thoreau was an American philosopher, poet, and the leading transcendentalist.

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