Presenting the Past, 1865-1920's
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Welcome to SHGAPE

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is an organization of historians who study and promote knowledge of American history from the Reconstruction era through the aftermath of World War I. The society brings together academic, public, and independent historians, as well as scholars in other humanities and social-science disciplines interested in these decades and their issues.

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Do you study #ClimateHistory, broadly defined, 1865 to 1920s? I’m trying to organize a session for #OAH 2023 in #NOLA. I hope that it will be cosponsored by #SHGAPE, and might lead to a roundtable or special issue of #JGAPE. Interested? Please let me know.

#OUPHistory #SHGAPE #thebookgrp #weissman #newsies Thanks to Prof. Nancy Carnevale and Montclair State University for handsomely promoting my Nov. 9 book talk: "What Newsboys Can Tell Us about Fake News, Gig Work, and Social Media."