in collaboration with The Spatial History Project

About the Author

American historian Richard White is the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University. He is a leading scholar of the American West, Native American history, and environmental history.  White’s writing and research have earned him the MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Parkman Prize, and other awards. He is currently at work on a new volume in the Oxford History of the United States to cover Reconstruction, the rise of American industry, and the development of the West.

Also by Richard White

Remembering Ahanagran: Storytelling in a Family’s Past

The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River

The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815

“It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own”: A New History of the American West

The Roots of Dependency: Subsistence, Environment and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos

Land Use, Environment, and Social Change: The Shaping of Island County, Washington, 1790-1940

The Frontier in American Culture: Essays by Richard White and Patricia Nelson Limerick (edited by James R. Grossman)

The Native Americans: An Illustrated History (with Peter Nabakov, Jay Miller, et al.)