Tag: Temperance movement
On the Defence of Wine: Medical Discourse during the Global Temperance Movement
During the temperance movement of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, proponents of the health benefits of wine sought to counter its growing influence. Kat Jivkova examines the cultural and medical discourse which defended its consumption.
Origin of the Graham Cracker
Few biscuits are as iconic as the graham cracker, but how did this treat gain such widespread popularity? Sam Marks explores the history of this humble cracker in our first Retroshort.