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Reading Red Emma: A Critique of Liberal Democracy in America

Posted: May 31, 2022

By Kollin Fields May 31, 2022  “…I tell you that I hate your laws [and] your ‘order,’ for I know but one ‘order’—it is the highest potency of order—Anarchy.” ~Emma Goldman, 1893   “Murderous Emma Goldman, will burn in hell-fire for your treachery to our country.” ~Letter to Emma Goldman after the assassination of William […]

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HBO’s The Gilded Age: A Disappointingly One-Sided Depiction of a Complex Era

Posted: March 29, 2022

By Dr. Nancy C. Unger and Dr. Christopher McKnight Nichols March 29, 2022 This review contains small spoilers. Our co-edited collection, A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Wiley (Wiley Blackwell, 2017), will be released in an updated, paperback edition this spring. As scholars who have long been immersed in this pivotal period, […]

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Belle Moskowitz: Model of Maternalist Politics

Posted: October 26, 2021

By Dr. Melissa R. Klapper October 26, 2021 This is part of a series of blog posts on women’s history and the long Progressive Era, honoring the legacy of the late Elisabeth Israels Perry. Perry served as SHGAPE President from 1998-2000 and had a long and distinguished career that highlighted women’s political activism in GAPE […]

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Women’s “Chilly Path” to the New York Judiciary

Posted: September 8, 2021

By Elizabeth D. Katz, Ph.D., J.D. September 8, 2021 This is part of a series of blog posts on women’s history and the long Progressive Era, honoring the legacy of the late Elisabeth Israels Perry. Perry served as SHGAPE President from 1998-2000 and had a long and distinguished career that highlighted women’s political activism in […]

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Progressive Legacies for the Aspiring Woman Politician and Those Who Study Her

Posted: August 9, 2021

By Dr. Laurie Kozakiewicz August 10, 2021 This is part of a series of blog posts on women’s history and the long Progressive Era, honoring the legacy of the late Elisabeth Israels Perry. Perry served as SHGAPE President from 1998-2000 and had a long and distinguished career that highlighted women’s political activism in GAPE and […]

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