Equality and Liberty: Theory and Practice in American Politics

New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Summary from the Publisher:

This is the first of four books by Harry V. Jaffa reprinted by the Claremont Institute in honor of his 80th birthday. This book was originally published by Oxford University Press in 1965. The Claremont edition adds an index and a new introduction by Professor Edward J. Erler.

Table of Contents:

Introduction to the Claremont Edition
Foreword by Charles H. Percy
1. The Nature and Origin of the American Party System (and Appendix)
2. Agrarian Virtue and Republican Freedom: An Historical Perspective
3. Patriotism and Morality
4. “Value Consensus” in Democracy: The Issue in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates
5. Lincoln and Douglas in the Ohio Campaign of 1859: The Great Debate Continued
6. Theory and Practice in American Politics
7. The Emancipation Proclamation
8. On the Nature of Civil and Religious Liberty
9. In Defense of the “Natural Law Thesis”
10. The Case Against Political Theory