WALTER, John. British, b. 1948. Genres: History. Career: University of Essex, Colchester, England, professor in history, 1976-, director of Local History Center, 1978-; writer. Publications: (ed. with R. Schofield) Famine, Disease, and the Social Order in Early Modern History, 1989; Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution, 1999. Address: Department of History, University of Essex, Colchester C04 3SQ, England.