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.

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H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 20 Jul 2020 - 27 Jul 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
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Reviewed for H-Russia by Maris Rowe-McCulloch

SHGAPE Blog: New 1918 Flu Pandemic Post

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers


The editors of the SHGAPE Blog would like to invite you to check out our latest 1918 Flu Pandemic Series. This week's post is by Ann Reid, executive director of the National Center for Science Education. Reid's post, "Decoding the 1918 Flu," recounts her experience sequencing the 1918 flu virus. 



Red Summer of 1919 in Chicago and today

Please allow me to share some ongoing efforts to commemorate the history of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 via public art. First, a recent op-ed I co-wrote for the Chicago Tribune about how, just as murals of George Floyd are going up around the world, the City of Chicago should embrace public art as proposed by the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project (CRR19), for which I am founder and co-director: