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

CFP: New SHGAPE Blog Series on Voting & Electioneering

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

The editors of the SHGAPE Blog would first like to thank all our contributors to our first blog series on the 1918 Influenza (our final essay will soon be posted, stay tuned!) and to all of you who read them & shared them out on social media. I would also like to thank all of our Blog editors, who you can meet here.  

Call for Submissions: SHGAPE Graduate Student Essay Prize

SHGAPE is soliciting submissions for our Graduate Student Essay Prize. The Graduate Student Essay prize is awarded annually for the best article of journal article length written by a graduate student on a Gilded Age and/or Progressive Era topic. The winner of the prize will receive $250, and the winning essay will be considered for publication in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. The winner will also be honored at the annual SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 14 September - 21 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
14 September 2020 to 21 September 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
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.


New Post - SHGAPE Blog 1918 Influenza Series

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers,


We invite you to head over to the SHGAPE Blog and read our latest 1918 Influenza Series installment. Our newest post is by Jean-Louis Marin-Lamellet, a professor at the Université Savoie-Mont Blanc, Chambéry in France, entitled "'Romanistis Jeopardize Nation's Health': The 1918 Flu Epidemic in the Anti-Catholic Newspaper The Menace."  


H-Net Reviews Posted to the H-Net Commons 07 Sep 2020 - 14 Sep 2020

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
07 Sep 2020 and 14 Sep 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Zachary Smith