The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic. By Lance Banning. Cornell.$35.
It is a question that puzzled James Madison's contemporaries, and one that has embarrassed his champions and drawn cries of apostasy [...]
The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence between Jefferson and Madison, 1776—1826.> Edited by James Morton Smith. 3 vols. Norton. $150.00.
They had a personal and political friendship that lasted 50 years, encompassing the most critical and m [...]