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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Casey, Steven. Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Castillo, Greg. "The American 'Fat Kitchen' in Europe: Postwar Domestic Modernity and Marshall Plan Strategies of Enchantment." In Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users, edited by Ruth Oldenziel and Karin Zachmann, 33-67. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism, Edited by Robin Chandler, Linda K. Fuller and Lihua Wang. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Chang, Wen-Chin. "Military, Gender, and Trade: The Story of Auntie Duan of the Northern Thai Borderlands." Southeastern Asian Studies 6, no. 3 (2017): 423-445.
Chaplin, Tamara, and Jadigwa Mooney. The Global 1960s: Convention, Contest, and Counterculture. London; New York: Routeledge, 2018.
Charrad, Mounira M. States and women's rights: the making of postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. Berkeley, United States: University of California Press, 2001.
Health Care as Social History: The Glasgow Case, Edited by Olive Checkland and Margaret Lamb. Aberdeen, UK: Aberdeen University Press, 1982.
Chiaroni, Keren. Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud. London; New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2017.
Chimni, B. S. "Globalization, Humanitarianism and the Erosion of Refugee Protection." Journal of Refugee Studies 13, no. 3 (2000): 243-263.
Chomsky, Noam. 9-11: was there an alternative?. New York, U.S.A.: Seven Stories Press, 2001.
Clark, Suzanne. Cold Warriors: Manliness on Trial in the Rhetoric of the West. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000.

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Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence, Edited by Fiona Clark and Caroline O. N. Moser. London; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
  • Part I. Contextual Issues on Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence (p. 1)
  • 1. Introduction (Caroline O.N. Moser and Fiona C. Clark) (p. 3)
  • 2. The Gendered Dynamics of Armed Conflict and Political Violence (Cynthia Cockburn) (p. 13)
  • 3. The Gendered Continuum of Violence and Conflict: An Operational Framework (Caroline O.N. Moser) (p. 30)
  • Part II. The Politics of Victimization: Sexual Abuse and Violence (p. 53)
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
Close, David H. The Greek civil war, 1943-1950: studies of polarization. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1993.

Contents:

Greece and the German occupation / John L. Hondros
'The first round, ' civil war during the occupation / Ole L. Smith
The British defeat of Eam, 1944-5 / Lars Baerentzen and David H. Close
The military struggle, 1945-9 / David H. Close and Thanos Veremis
The Greek Communist Party, 1945-9 / Ole L. Smith
The reconstruction of a right-wing state / David H. Close
Britain, the United States, and Greece, 1945-9 / John O. Iatrides
The legacy / David H. Close.

Coalition, The African Wo. "Declaration de la coalition anti-guerre des femmes Africaines." Review of African Political Economy 26, no. 79 (2007): 132-133.
Cockburn, Cynthia. Anti-militarism: Political and Gender Dynamics of Peace Movements. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Cockburn, Cynthia. From Where We Stand: War, Women's Activism and Feminist Analysis. London ; New York: Zed Books, 2007.
Women and Wars, Edited by Carol Cohn. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2013.
Cole, Sarah. Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Colvin, Kelly Riccardi. Gender and French Identity After the Second World War, 1944-1954: Engendering Frenchness. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Women and Death, Vol. 2, Warlike Women in the German Literary and Cultural Imagination since 1500, Edited by Sarah Colvin and Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2009.
Connell, Raewyn W. Masculinities. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003, Edited by Mark Connelly and David Welch. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Learning About Women: Gender, Politics and Power, Edited by Jill K. Conway, Susan Carolyn Bourque and Joan Wallach Scott. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1989.
Conway, Daniel. Masculinities, Militarisation and the End Conscription Campaign: War Resistance in Apartheid South Africa. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2012.
Gendering War Talk, Edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Cooke, Miriam. Women and the War Story. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, Edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Cooper, Frederick. Citizenship Between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014.
Cooper, Nicola. France in Indochina: Colonial Encounters. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg, 2001.
Corber, Robert J. Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis of Masculinity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Cornaton, Michel. Les camps de regroupement de la guerre d'Algérie. Paris: Editions ouvrières, 1967.
Coronado, Juan David. "I'm not Gonna Die in this Damn Place:" Manliness, Identity, and Survival of the Mexican American Vietnam Prisoners of War. East Lansing, MI, USA: Michigan State University Press, 2018.
Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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