James M. Lundberg

James Lundberg M. is an assistant professor of history at Lake Forest College.

History
Sept. 14 2012 4:04 AMNathaniel Hawthorne, Party HackWhy did the famous novelist agree to write a campaign biography for an infamously bad president?
Culturebox
June 7 2011 7:03 AMThanks a Lot, Ken BurnsBecause of you, my Civil War lecture is always packed—with students raised on your sentimental, romantic, deeply misleading portrait of the conflict.
History
May 25 2012 12:18 PMHappy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!A primer on America’s most bumbling, most confusing, and most forgotten conflict.
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Working
Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.