- Author : Ralph Ketcham
- Publisher : University of Virginia Press
- Release Date : 1990
- Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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- ISBN 10 : 0813912652
James Madison Book Description :
The best one volume biography of Madison’s life, Ketcham’s biography not only traces Madison’s career, it gives readers a sense of the man. As Madison said of his early years in Virginia under the study of Donald Robertson, who introduced him to thinkers like Montaigne and Montesquieu, "all that I have been in life I owe largely to that man." It also captures a side of Madison that is less rarely on display (including a portrait of the beautiful Dolley Madison)....