The Republic for Which It Stands Author Richard White

Richard White, author of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America and The Republic for Which It Stands - The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896, talks to Daniel Ford about the historians that influenced him early on, his research and writing process, and how he incorporated the American West into The Republic for Which It Stands.

History is not a story. You need to make it a story.
— Richard White

To learn more about Richard White, read his Stanford University bio or follow Oxford University Press on Twitter @OxUniPress.

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