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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Voglis, Polymeris. Becoming a subject: political prisoners in the Greek Civil War. New York, U.S.A.: Berghahn, 2002.
Wada, Haruki, and Frank Baldwin. The Korean War: An International History. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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Wake, Roy. The Nightingale Training School 1860-1996. London: Haggerston Press, 1998.
Wallance, Gregory. The Woman who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and her Nili Spy Ring. Lincoln: Potomac Books, 2018.
Walzer, Michael. Arguing about War. New Haven, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 2004.
Weinreb, Alice. "Kitchen Debates: The Family Meal and Female Labor in East and West Germany." In Modern Hungers : Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Weitz, Eric D. Creating German Communism, 1890-1990: From Popular Protests to Socialist State. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Justifying War: Propaganda, Politics and the Modern Age, Edited by David Welch and Jo Fox. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Welch, David. Propaganda, Power and Persuasion: From World War I to Wikileaks. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014.
Wessely, Simon. "Twentieth-Century Theories on Combat Motivation and Breakdown." Journal of Contemporary History 41, no. 2 (2006): 269-286.
West, Harry G. "Girls with Guns: Narrating the Experience of War of Frelimo's 'Female Detachment'." Anthropological Quarterly 73, no. 4 (2000): 180-194.
Westad, Odd Arne. "The Cold War and the International History of the Twentieth Century." In The Cambridge History of the Cold War, edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, 1-19. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

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Westad, Odd Arne. The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Westrate, Michael T. Living Soviet in Ukraine from Stalin to Maidan: Under the Falling Red Star in Kharkiv. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
Der Krieg des kleinen Mannes: Eine Militärgeschichte von unten, Edited by Wolfram Wette. München: Piper, 1992.
White, Luise. "Precarious Conditions: A Note on Counter-Insurgency in Africa after 1945." Gender & History 16, no. 3 (2004): 603-625.
Women, Ethnicity and Nationalism: The Politics of Transition, Edited by Rick Wilford and Robert L. Miller. London: Routledge, 1998.
Willbanks, James H. America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Williams, Noel St. John. Judy O’Grady and the Colonel’s Lady: The Army Wife and Camp Follower since 1660 . London: Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1988.
Willson, Perry R. Women in Twentieth-Century Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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.
Wolfgram, Mark. Getting History Right: East and West German Collective Memories of the Holocaust and War. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2003.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Wright, Mary. Far from Home: Memories of World War II and Afterward. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2005.
Yang, Kao Kalia. The latehomecomer: a Hmong family memoir. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2017.
Yaqub, Salim. "The Cold War in the Middle East." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immerman and Petra Goedde, 246-264. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Yi, Im-ha. Frauen, erstanden aus dem Krieg: Koreakrieg und Gender. St. Ottilien: EOS Verlag, 2007.
A Companion to the Vietnam War, Edited by Marilyn B. Young and Robert Buzzanco. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.
Young, Helen, and Lisa Goldman. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. New York, U.S.A.: Earthscan, 2015.

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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.
Zahra, Tara. The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Zehfuss, Maja. Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Ziolkowski, Britt. Die Aktivistinnen der Hamas: zur Rolle der Frauen in einer islamistischen Bewegung. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2017.

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