Steven King

Steven King is Professor of Welfare History and Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Health, Medicine and Society at Oxford Brookes University. He has published widely on the themes of welfare and medical history, including Poverty and Welfare 1700-1850: A Regional Perspective (2000) and (with Alannah Tomkins eds.) The Poor in England 1700-1850: An Economy of Makeshifts (2003).