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The GWonline Bibliography, Filmography and Webography on Gender and War since 1600 includes four major collections:

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Secondary Literature

This collection includes secondary literature on the themes covered by the Oxford Handbook of Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). Furthermore, project editors, authors, and assistants have added selected secondary literature on regions and themes not covered in the handbook. Included entries are mostly in the English language, but we included some relevant publications in French, German and Russian.

You can search the included secondary literature on the Bibliography, Filmography and Webography search pages, or browse secondary literature associated with specific Oxford Handbook Chapters.

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Women’s Autobiographies

This collection includes autobiographies written by women who actively participated in or lived through one or more of the armed conflict covered by the Oxford Handbook. The collection concentrates on the wars of the twentieth century because most autobiographies written by female authors were published in this period. The included autobiographies are mainly written and/or published in English, French, German or Russian.

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This collection provides information on selected movies, TV productions and documentaries on the themes of gender, military and war in the period covered by the Oxford Handbook. The focus of this collection is, however, on the wars of the twentieth century as the majority of the most interesting movies depicting the themes of gender, military and war focus on this period. The bulk of our inclusions were released between the 1920s and the present in English, French and German or have English subtitles.

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This selection provides information on websites on the subject of gender, military and war that provide access to Online collections of primary sources, educational resources and Online encyclopedia. Primarily, it includes websites provided by public institutions like archives, bibliographies, foundations, libraries, museums, research institutions or universities. The focus of the selection is on the wars of the twentieth century, especially the First and Second World War, because significantly more online resources are available for these conflicts. Most of the included websites are in English, French or German.

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