Women's Autobiographies on the Cold War and Wars of Decolonization

This bibliography focuses on women's autobiographies, diaries and memoirs (as well as a few letter connections). These authors participated in and/or lived through various, Western armed conflict and wrote about their experiences in English, French, German or Russian.

The most important wars for this period include:

  • Cold War (1946–91)
  • Arab-Israeli Conflicts (1947–)
  • War of Indonesian Independence (1945–49)
  • Korean War (1950–53)
  • African Wars for Independence (1952–)
  • Algerian War (1954–62)
  • Indochina Wars (1946–79)

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Wilson, Elizabeth. Only Halfway to Paradise: Women in Postwar Britain, 1945-1968. London: Tavistock, 1980.
Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, Edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur-Deckard. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Wittner, Lawrence S. Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009.
Wolfgram, Mark. Getting History Right: East and West German Collective Memories of the Holocaust and War. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2003.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 5th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Writers, Zimbabwe Women. Women of Resilience. Harare, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Women Writers, 2000.
Yi, Im-ha. Frauen, erstanden aus dem Krieg: Koreakrieg und Gender. St. Ottilien: EOS Verlag, 2007.
Young, Marilyn B. A Companion to the Vietnam War In A Companion to the Vietnam War, Edited by Robert Buzzanco. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Young, Robert J. C. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Young, Allan. The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995.
Young, Peter, and Peter Jesser. The Media and the Military: From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Young, Marilyn B., John J. Fitzgerald, and Tom A. Grunfeld. The Vietnam War: A History in Documents. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Zahra, Tara. The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Zeinert, Karen. The Valiant Women of the Vietnam War. Brookfield: Millbrook Press, 2000.
Ziolkowski, Britt. Die Aktivistinnen der Hamas: zur Rolle der Frauen in einer islamistischen Bewegung. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2017.

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