Nicholas Guyatt teaches American history at Cambridge University and is the author of Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation (Basic).
Public sympathies and political outcomes over the Amistad Africans drifted in opposite directions.
Between a fifth and a third of the white population remained loyal to Britain in 1776. Why?
Ira Berlin and Steven Hahn want to counter the ways that the integrationist story of the American past casts aside alternative understandings of black history.