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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Edele, Mark. Soviet Veterans of the Second World War: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society 1941-1991. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edkins, Jenny. "Humanitarianism, Humanity, Human." Journal of Human Rights 2, no. 2 (2003): 253-258.
Edmondson, Linda Harriet. Gender in Russian History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Ehrick, Christine. Radio and the Gendered Soundscape: Women and Broadcasting in Argentina and Uruguay, 1930-1950. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Eley, Geoff. Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850–2000. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Elkins, Caroline. Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya. New York: Henry Holt, 2005.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Women, Militarism, and War: Essays in History, Politics, and Social Theory, Edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain and Sheila Tobias. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.
Engel, Barbara, and Melanie Ilic. "On the Eve: Gender, Historiography and the Prelude to Revolution." In The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union. Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Enloe, Cynthia H. Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Enloe, Cynthia H. The Morning After: Sexual Politics at the End of the Cold War. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Ennaji, Moha, and Fatima Sadiqi. Gender and violence in the Middle East. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2011.

Contents:

Ennaji, Moha. Multiculturalism and democracy in North Africa: aftermath of the Arab spring. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2014.

Contents:

Estes, Steve. Ask and Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
Estes, Steve. "Man the Guns: Race, Masculinity, and Citizenship from World War II to the Civil Rights Movement." In Gender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945–1989, edited by Karen Hagemann and Sonya Michel, 185-203. Baltimore; Washington, DC: Johns Hopkins University Press ; Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2014.
Evans, Martin. Algeria: France's Undeclared War. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Fanon, Frantz. A Dying Colonialism. London: Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative, 1965.
Fanon, Frantz. Black Skin, White Masks. London: Pluto, 1967.
Farnsworth, Beatrice, and Lynne Viola. Russian Peasant Women . New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Fassin, Didier, and Mariella Pandolfi. Contemporary States of Emergency: The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions. New York: Zone Books, 2010.
Music, Politics, and Violence, Edited by Susan Fast and Kip Pegley. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.
Fauri, Francesca. Novel Outlooks on the Marshall Plan: American Aid and European Re-Industrialization, Edited by Paolo Tedeshi. Bruxelles; New York : P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2011.
Novel Outlooks on the Marshall Plan: American Aid and European Re-Industrialization, Edited by Francesca Fauri and Paolo Tedeschi. Brussels ; New York: Peter Lang, 2011.
Ferguson, Lisa. "Killing Them with Kindness: Tim O'Brien's Rehabilitation of the Violent Vietnam Soldier." War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 29 (2017): 1-29.
Fetherston, A. B. Towards a Theory of United Nations Peacekeeping. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Elena. The ideal refugees: gender, Islam, and the Sahrawi politics of survival. Sydney, Australia: Syracuse University Press, 2014.
Fidelis, Malgorzata. Women, Communism, and Industrialization in Postwar Poland. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Von Schlachthymnen und Protestsongs: Zur Kulturgeschichte des Verhältnisses von Musik und Krieg, Edited by Annemarie Firme and Ramona Hocker. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2006.
Folman, Ari. Waltz with Bashir. Israel, Germany, France: Sony Pictures Classics, 2008.
Foot, John. Italy's Divided Memory. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Forsythe, David P. The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Forth, Christopher E., and Bertrand Taithe. "Introduction: French Manhood in the Modern World." In French Masculinities. History, Culture and Politics, edited by Christopher E. Forth and Bertrand Taithe, 1-14. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Fox, Eytan. Yossi & Jagger. Israel: Strand Releasing, 2002.
Franko, Mark. Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Frazier, Jessica. Women's Anti-War Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Frazier, Jessica. Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era. Chapel Hill, United States: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Frederiksen, Elke, and Martha Kaarsberg Wallach. Facing fascism and confronting the past: German women writers from Weimar to the present. Albany, U.S.A.: State University of New York Press, 2000.

Chapters:
Growing up in the eye of the firestorm : a Jewish childhood under the Nazis / Ruth Kluger
Primitive and the modern : Gottfried Benn and Else Lasker-Schüler / Gisela Brinker-Gabler
"This number is not in service:" : destabilizing identities in Irmgard Keun's novels from Weimar and exile / Ritta Jo Horsley
Victims or perpetrators? Literary responses to women's roles in National Socialism / Elaine Martin
Literary antifascism : Anna Segher's exile writings 1936 to 1949 / Gertraud Gutzmann

Freedman, Lawrence, and John Keegan. The Cold War: A Military History. London: Cassell, 2001.
French, David. The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945–1967. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

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