Peter White challenges our modern ideas of freaks - were they in fact great entrepreneurs? Read more
Freaks and Entrepreneurs
Peter White challenges our modern ideas of freaks - were they in fact great entrepreneurs?
Beauty and Deformity
Peter White on the impact that ideas about beauty and deformity had on people's lives.
Finding a Voice
Peter White discusses an 18th-century MP's remarkable account of living with disability.
Doing and Being
Peter White finds that disabled people were everywhere in the 19th-century workplace.
Wooden Legs and Wheelchairs
Peter White has a close encounter with an aristocratic wooden leg.
Sex and Marriage
Peter White explores sex and marriage between disabled people.
Brave Poor Things
Peter White searches for the voices of children with disabilities in the 19th century.
A Disabled Identity
Peter White reveals the roots of a modern disabled identity in the 19th century.