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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Music and Dictatorship in Europe and Latin America, Edited by Roberto Illiano and Massimiliano Sala. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2009.
The Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, Edited by Richard H. Immerman and Petra Goedde. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
"Introduction." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immermann and Petra Goedde, 1-11. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Inayatullah, Naeem, and Robin Riley. Interrogating imperialism: conversations on gender, race, and war. New York, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Contents:

Irive, Akira. "Historicizing the Cold War." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immermann and Petra Goedde, 15-31. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Iriye, Akira. Global Community: The Role of International Organizations in the Making of the Contemporary World. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.
Irwin, Julia F. Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Isaacman, Allen, and Barbara Isaacman. "The Role of Women in the Liberation of Mozambique." Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies 13, no. 2–3 (1984): 128-185.
States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance, Edited by Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson and Jen Marchbank. London: Zed Books, 2000.
Jarausch, Konrad H. Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Jarausch, Konrad H., Christian F. Ostermann, and Andreas Etges. "Rethinking, Representing, and Remembering the Cold War: Some Cultural Perspectives." In The Cold War: Historiography, Memory, Representation, edited by Konrad H. Jarausch, Christian F. Ostermann, Andreas Etges and De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 1-18. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

The Cold War: Historiography, Memory, Representation, Edited by Konrad H. Jarausch, Christian F. Ostermann, Andreas Etges and De Gruyter Oldenbourg. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Jauffret, Jean-Charles. Des hommes et des femmes en guerre d’Algérie. Paris, France: Autrement, 2003.
Jeffords, Susan. The Remasculinization of America: Gender and the Vietnam War. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1989.
Jellison, Katherine. Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira, and António Costa Pinto. The Ends of European Colonial Empires: Cases and Comparisons. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Jiménez, Iván Molina, and David Díaz Arias. El Verdadero Anticomunismo: Política, Género y Guerra Fría en Costa Rica (1948-1973). San José, Costa Rica: Editorial Universidad Estatal a Distancia, 2017.
Johnson, David K. The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Genocide, War Crimes and the West: History and Complicity, Edited by Adam Jones. New York: Zed Books, 2013.
Jones, Adam. Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. London: Routledge, 2006.
Jones, Ellen. Red Army and Society: A Sociology of the Soviet Military. Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1985.
Joseph, Suad. Gender and citizenship in the Middle East. Syracuse, U.S.A.: Syracuse University Press, 2000.

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Judt, Tony. Postwar: A History of Europe since 1945. New York: Penguin Press, 2005.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Judt, Tony. "The Past is Another Country: Myth and Memory in Postwar Europe." Daedalus 121, no. 4 (1992): 83-118.
Juma, Monica Kathina, and Astri Suhrke. "Introduction." In Eroding Local Capacity: International Humanitarian Action in Africa, edited by Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke, 5-19. Uppsala, Sweden : Somerset, NJ: Nordic Africa Institute, 2003.
Kachtan, Dana. "The Construction of Ethnic Identity in the Military—From the Bottom Up." Israel Studies 17, no. 3 (2012): 150-175.
Kalyvas, Stathis N. The Logic of Violence in Civil War. New York ; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Kalyvas, Stathis N. "‘New’ and ‘Old’ Civil Wars: A Valid Distinction?" World Politics 54, no. 1 (2001): 99-118.
Kanogo, Tabitha. "Kikuyu Women and the Politics of Protest: Mau Mau." In Images of Women in Peace and War: Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspectives, edited by Sharon Ardener Macdonald, Holden, Pat and Shirley Ardener, 87-102. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987.
Katz, Katarina. Gender, Work, and Wages in the Soviet Union: A Legacy of Discrimination. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Katz, Sheila H. Women and gender in early Jewish and Palestinian nationalism. Gainesville, U.S.A.: University of Florida Press, 2003.
Kaufman, Joyce P., and Kristen P. Williams. Women at War, Women Building Peace: Challenginag Gender Norms. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2013.
Kaufman, Joyce, and Kristen P. Williams. Women, the State, and War: A Comparative Perspective on Citizenship and Nationalism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007.
Kaufman-Lacusta, Maxine. Refusing to be enemies: Palestinian and Israeli nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation. Reading, U.S.A.: Ithaca Press, 2010.
Kay, Rebecca. Gender, Equality and Difference during and after State Socialism. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Keohane, Jennifer. Communist rhetoric and feminist voices in Cold War America. Lanham, MA: Lexington Books, 2018.

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