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The Republic for Which it Stands

Writer’s Bone: Author Richard White Takes a Stand

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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.   Richard White is Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University. He is the author of numerous prize-winning books, including Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region,¬†and “It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own”: A New History of the American West.…

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