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Nicholas Guyatt

Nicholas Guyatt is a historian and lecturer in modern history at the University of Cambridge. After earning degrees at Cambridge and a Ph.D. at Princeton, he taught American history in the US, Canada and the UK.

Guyatt is the author of six books including The Hated Cage, Providence and the Invention of the United States, 1607–1876, and Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation.

He has written about written about American history for such publications as the Nation magazine, the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, and the London Review of Books.  

Articles by this Author

British jailers murdered American prisoners several months after the end of the War of 1812 in the last act of hostility between the U.K. and the United States.