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

SHGAPE Prize Submissions

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is pleased to announce its inaugural competition for the H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize and its biennial competition for the Vincent P. DeSantis Book Prize.

 

The H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize honors the best book published in political history of United States in the period 1865-1920s. Books published in 2019 and 2020 are eligible. The prize is given in honor of H. Wayne Morgan, who was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and a foundational historian of the Gilded Age.

SHGAPE Blog: New Post "Snapshots of Life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic"

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

We invite you to head over to our blog to read our newest post -- https://www.shgape.org/the-ghosts-of-great-lakes/

Jeff Nichols, a PhD candidate at the Univerity of Illinois at Chicago, provides us with our second installment of our 1918 pandemic series. 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-chief 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 8 June - 15 June

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 8 June 2020 to 15 June 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE. 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Western History Association - Office and Events Coordinator
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=60156

SHGAPE Blog: First Installment of "Snapshots of life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic"

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers,

 

We are excited to share with you the first installment of our Summer 2020 series "Snapshots of life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic." Please head over to our blog to read a graphic essay about the influenza in Alaska by Coyote Shook, a PhD student in American Studies at UT Austin. 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea 

H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 01 Jun 2020 - 08 Jun 2020

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Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
01 Jun 2020 and 08 Jun 2020.

Reviewed for H-Disability by Michelle Jarman

Minding the GAPE - May 2020

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers,

 

We invite you to head over to the SHGAPE blog to peruse the latest installment of Minding the GAPE.

This week's stories include:

  • Living in a "Red Spring"
  • The debate about alcohol and influenza in 1918
  • Histories of confinement & disease in Black communities
  • A reading list of histories of police, policing, and police unions in the US

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-Chief 

H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 25 May 2020 - 01 Jun 2020

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Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
25 May 2020 and 01 Jun 2020.

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Jaclyn A. Sumner

Re: GAPE Podcasts

Greetings fellow Gilded Age and Progressive Era enthusiasts,

Alex Hastie is doing a series on Ohio presidents in his Ohio V. The World podcast. There are two episodes on McKinley currently available. Future episodes with cover Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Taft, and Harding. There are other Gilded Age and Progressive Era topics in the Ohio V. The World back catalog. Episodes are a little over an hour and typically include interviews with writers, historians, public historians, and other experts. Here is the link:

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