Women's Autobiographies for Wars in the 17th and 18th Centuries

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 included for this period are:

  • Thirty Years War (1618–48)
  • English Civil War (1642–51)
  • Habsburg-Ottoman Wars (1683–1718)
  • American Colonial Wars (1689–1763)
  • War of Spanish Succession (1701–13)
  • Seven Years War (1756–63)

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Hochedlinger, Michael, ed. Horstmann, Theodor. Generallieutenant Johann Nicolaus von Luckner und seine Husaren im Siebenjährigen Kriege. Osnabrück: Biblio-Verlag, 1997.
Jenks, Samuel. Diary of Captain Samuel Jenks, During the French and Indian War, 1760. Cambridge: J. Wilson, 1890.
Riggs, Thomas. The literature of war. Detroit, U.S.A.: St. James Press, 2013.
Anselment, Raymond A., ed. Thornton, Alice. My First Booke of My Life. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014.