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.

Please contact Chelsea Gibson, H-SHGAPE Network Editor-in-Chief, with questions, comments, or concerns. For book review queries, please contact the H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor, William S. Cossen.

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 Dr. Katherine Osburn (Editor-in-Chief, 2000-2016) and 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.

Recent Content

Minding the GAPE: March 2020 Edition

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

Please head over to our website to check out this month's latest installment of Minding the GAPE.

This month's links include:

  • Posters from the "Golden Age" of magic
  • Gender, tuberculosis, and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  • The history of social distancing in fashion
  • When nuns stepped in as nurses in the 1918 pandemic


Stay safe!
Chelsea
Ed-in-Chief 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 23 March - 30 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
23 March 2020 to 30 March 2020.  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
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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 16 March - 23 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
16 March 2020 to 23 March 2020.  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
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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 9 March - 16 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 9 March 2020 to 16 March 2020.  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
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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 2 March - 9 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 2 March 2020 to  9 March 2020.  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
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write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



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Minding the GAPE - February Roundup

Dear H-SHGAPE subscribers,

 

Please head over to the SHGAPE blog to check our our latest installment of "Minding the GAPE." This month's roundup includes:

  • How women campaigned to ban spitting in NYC
  • Lessons from the 1890s opium epidemic
  • When engineers reversed the Chicago river 
  • Reading a suffrage romance novel

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-chief 

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