Sunday, March 10, 2013

Juarez and His Mexico

Roeder, Ralph, Juarez and his Mexico: a biographical history, Vols. 1 & 2, New York: Viking Press, 1947.

Reviewed in The Hispanic American Historical Review © 1948.

Reviewed in Kirkus.

Ralph Roeder (April 7, 1890 - October 22, 1969) was an American author. His father was German and his mother French. He was born in New York. He studied in the University of Columbia and in Harvard.

Benito Juárez:
(21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) …born Benito Pablo Juárez García, was a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served five terms as president of Mexico: 1858–1861 as interim, then 1861–1865, 1865–1867, 1867–1871 and 1871–1872 as constitutional president.[3] He resisted the French occupation of Mexico, overthrew the Second Mexican Empire, restored the Republic, and used liberal efforts to modernize the country.

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