Another History is Possible

The work shared here is the fruit of countless people’s labour – named and unnamed by the history books- and should be respected and valued as such. Nothing here is made for profit, all of it is intended to be shared, used, discussed and amended.

A Level Enquiry : Was there more continuity than change in British-Jamaican relations between 1760 and 1870?


About Me

I am a Head of History in a London community comprehensive secondary school (they still exist) with big aspirations and pretensions.

More about those pretensions here.


The burden of our history is great; the burden of our history-making is all the greater.

Thomas C. Holt (1995)

The ultimate mark of power may be its invisibility; the ultimate challenge, the exposition of its roots.”

Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1995)

race is colonialism speaking, in idioms whose diversity reflects the variety of unequal relationships into which Europeans have co-opted conquered populations.

Patrick Wolfe (2016)

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