Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.
See also his YouTube channel here.
There's a long history of deliberately producing terrible scholarship with the intent of showing how arbitrary, political, and incompetent editors and publishers are.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Lawmakers once tried to legislate the value of Pi.
Frederic Tudor solved the problems of transporting large amounts of ice over long distances and introducing the citizens of Calcutta to their first taste of ice cream.