Welcome to H-SHGAPE, the online forum of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and one of the founding networks on H-NET. H-SHGAPE seeks to encourage the study of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era through its network and online resources.

H-SHGAPE was originally developed and maintained by Dr. Patrick Reagan, who deserves credit for assembling its wealth of information. Thanks are also due to the numerous GAPE scholars whose contributions in the form of syllabi, bibliographies, essays, and reviews make H-SHGAPE an invaluable resource for students and teachers. Scholars interested in contributing to updating these resources are encouraged to contact the web editor Christopher McKnight Nichols.

 

Recent Content

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 13 March - 20 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
13 March 2017 to 20 March 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Author: 
Nancy Woloch
Reviewer: 
Lauren MacIvor Thompson

MacIvor Thompson on Woloch, 'A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s'


Nancy Woloch. A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. vii + 337 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00259-0; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17616-1.

Reviewed by Lauren MacIvor Thompson (Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 6 March - 13 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 6 March 2017 to 13 March 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Author: 
Benjamin René Jordan
Reviewer: 
Ryan Anderson

Anderson on Jordan, 'Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930'


Benjamin René Jordan. Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. Illustrations. 306 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2765-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Anderson (University of North Carolina - Pembroke )
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

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