Ending the Myth - EP 8 – The Real West w/ Richard White
November 14, 2021 1:00 PM PST
We are joined by historian Richard White, author of Railroaded and The Republic for Which it Stands, to separate fact from fiction in the story of America’s westward expansion in the late 19th century. It is a wide-ranging discussion that you will not want to miss!
Check out California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History, a book of photography by Jesse Amble White with commentary by Richard White on the transformation of the West and the creation of California
Visit the Ending the Myth page for updates, sources, and suggested readings
Up Next: We will be discussing chapter 8 of End of the Myth and the rise of American imperialism
Show music by Bjorn/Fleksor
Show art by Carl