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Richard White

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Richard White

Richard White, the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University, is the author, most recently, of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America.


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Elizabeth Fenn, the Mandans and a renaissance in historical writing.

For Jackson Lears, the United States remains in thrall to a bogus spiritual quest born of a refusal to face the tragedy of the Civil War.