Posted: April 7, 2020
The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s prizes. We are only sorry that we could not honor them in person at the SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH this year. Congratulations to all our winners! SHGAPE President’s Book Prize For the best […]
Posted: December 11, 2019
Introducing the team of editors behind the SHGAPE blog: Amanda Lynn Brewer is a Ph.D. Candidate at Michigan State University specializing in U.S. Social and Cultural History and the History of Medicine. She was a recipient of a 2019 OAH Conference Travel Award from the Program Committee of the Society for Historians of the […]
Posted: November 21, 2019
Summer Programs in Newport, Chicago, and London Study nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture, design, and the arts at one of the Victorian Society in America’s internationally acclaimed Summer Schools! Explore the roots of American modernism during our six-day Chicago program (June 11-16); visit The Breakers and McKim, Mead & White’s Isaac Bell House, gardens, historic […]
Posted: September 17, 2019
The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is delighted to announce the Wayne Morgan Prize for the best book published in political history of United States in the period 1865-1920s. Former JGAPE editor, Alan Lessoff has written this tribute to remember Morgan’s legacy: During a half century of scholarship and academic […]
Posted: May 24, 2019
Below we share an interview with our new SHGAPE president, Dr. Albert S. Broussard. Dr. Broussard is a professor of History at Texas A&M University, where he has taught since 1985. He will serve as SHGAPE president from 2019-2021. Could you tell us a little bit about your scholarship? My recent scholarship explores civil rights, […]
Posted: January 2, 2019
The 2019 annual meeting for the American Historical Association will take place in Chicago from January 3-6, and SHGAPE is sponsoring two great panels! Today on the blog, we’re pleased to feature a “sneak peek” of one of the sponsored sessions, “Secret Liaisons and Disloyalty: Space and Gender in Progressive-Era New York.” The panel is scheduled for […]
Posted: October 30, 2016
Jeremy C. Young’s article, “Transformation in the Tabernacle: Billy Sunday’s Converts and Emotional Experience in the Progressive Era” (JGAPE, July 2015), examined the revival movement of Billy Sunday, the most successful evangelist of his age, by analyzing the experiences of his followers. Religious conversion through Sunday’s influence, Young argued, represented more than just a momentary preference; it was a carefully considered and deeply meaningful choice that transformed both converts’ identities and the world in which they lived.
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