Women’s Autobiographies by the Date of Publication

This site allows you to access the collection of women’s autobiographies organized by the last name of the authors. The collection includes autobiographies written by women who actively participated in or lived through an armed conflict covered by the Oxford Handbook Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann (General Editor), Dirk Bönker, Stefan Dudink and Sonya Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). The focus of this collection is the twentieth century as the period during which the relevant autobiographies were published. The included autobiographies are mainly written and/or published in English, French, German or Russian. To search the collection, go to the Keyword Search Page


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Lecky, Elisabeth, ed. Van de Dedem Van de Gelder, Antoine-Baudoin-Gisbert. Un général hollandais sous le premier Empire: Mémoires, 1774–1825. Paris: Plon-Nourrit & Compagnie, 1900.
Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Great Boer War. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1900.

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Carranza, Adolfo. Patricias Argentinas. Buenos Aires: Sociedad de Patricias Argentinas, 1910.
Zakharova, Lidiia. Dnevnik Sestry Miloserdiia: Na Peredovykh Pozitsiiakh. Petrograd (St. Petersburg): Izdatel'stvo biblioteka "Velikoi voiny", 1915.
MacNaughton, Sarah Broom. A Woman's Diary of the War. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1915.
Dearmer, Jessie Mabel, and Stephen Lucius Gwynn. Letters from a Field Hospital. London: Macmillan, 1915.

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