Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Replay: Malaria, Tonic Water, and Empire


Kim Walker talks about the history and science of cinchona bark as a tonic, medicine, and mixer. Walker is a biocultural historian completing her PhD work on the Cinchona Bark Collection at Kew Gardens. She’s the co-author (along with Mark Nesbitt) of Just The Tonic: A Natural History of Tonic Water.


Kim Walker


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