Baking Powder Wars

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Civitello, Linda;
(2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: American history | baking | business history | chemistry | food history | gender history | lawsuit

How did a mid-nineteenth century American invention, baking powder, replace yeast as a leavening agent and create a culinary revolution as profound as the use of yeast thousands of years ago?The approach was two-pronged and gendered: business archives, U.S. government r... View more
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