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Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism – The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930 - Stanford Scholarship Online
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Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Charles A. Hale


This book presents an intellectual and career biography of Emilio Rabasa, the eminent Mexican jurist, politician, novelist, diplomat, journalist, and historian who opposed the Revolution of 1910–20, spent the years 1914 to 1920 in exile, but returned and was reintegrated into Mexican life until his death in 1930. Though he is still idolized by the juridical community of Mexico City, little is known about Rabasa beyond his principal publications. He was a reserved, enigmatic man who kept no personal archive and sought a low public profile. The book reveals unknown aspects of his life, career, a ... More

Keywords: Emilio Rabasa, Revolution, exile, Mexico City, Jos Yves Limantour, finance minister, William F. Buckley, American lawyer, petroleum entrepreneur, nineteenth-century liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780804758765
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles A. Hale, author