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

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 9 December - 16 December

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 9 December 2019 to 16 December 2019.  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.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Minding the GAPE - November 2019 Roundup

Dear H-SHGAPE subscribers,

 

We invite you to head over to our SHGAPE blog and check out the latest installment of Minding the Gape, our monthly roundup of GAPE-related content on the internet. This month's roundup includes:

  • A brief history of Christmas shopping
  • The history of debutante balls
  • The sensory experience of taxidermy

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
H-SHGAPE Ed-in-Chief

Reminder: SHGAPE Call for Submissions - Graduate Student Essay Prize

 

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is soliciting entries for its annual Graduate Student Essay Prize. The prize is open to graduate students of history whose research concerns any topic during the Gilded Age and/or Progressive Era.  Essays will be evaluated based on their scholarly contributions to the field, originality, research, and prose.  The winner will receive $250 and a chance at publication in SHGAPE's peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 18 November - 25 November

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 18 November 2019 to 25 November 2019.  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.  

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