The AskHistorians Podcast
A podcast by history nerds for history nerds (and everyone else too).

Apologies, but due to a personal loss, there will be no episode this week. We will be back next week (7/1) with JimeDorje discussing Bhutan.

Direct download: 000-NoEpisode.mp3
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The conversation with AgentDCF continues, as pick up with talking about how milling and baking relates to the scientific revolution, before moving into to discussing the industrialization of mills and the connection to the golden age of microbiology. We then discuss adulteration and food purity and the role of The Lancet in reforming bakeries. The conversation concludes with a discussion of bread in the context of the British Imperial system. (60min)

Direct download: AHP_64_MillingBaking19thBritainPt2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT