Selected Readings on the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Introductory Readings

 

For a general introduction into the research of gender and war, see the Oxford Handbook of Gender, War and the Western World since 1600, edited by Karen Hagemann, Stefan Dudink and Sonya O. Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). A general overview of the development of the research on gender and war can be found in its “Introduction: Gender and the History of War” by Karen Hagemann.

Part I of the Handbook entitled “From the Thirty Years War and Colonial Conquest to the Wars of Revolution and Independence” includes several chapters on the subject of gender and war in early modern warfare. Chapter 1, “War and Gender: From the Thirty Years War and Colonial Conquest to the Wars of Revolution and Independence—An Overview” by Stefan Dudink and Karen Hagemann offers an informative introduction.

Further recommended readings from this chapter can be found in:

See also the handbook chapter:

 

Many more titles you will find in GWonline. For our suggestions go here:

 

Book Chapters and Journal Articles

General Literature

 

Literature on Gender, War & Revolution

 

Methodological Introductions

Women’s and Gender History

 

Military History

 

Film History

 

War in Film

 

Film Analysis