Secondary Literature on the Cold War and Wars of Decolonization

This collection includes secondary literature on the themes covered by the Oxford Handbook on Gender, War and the Western World since 1600. We have also added select secondary literature on regions and themes the handbook does not cover. The majority of the texts are in English with some texts in 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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West, Harry G. "Girls with Guns: Narrating the Experience of War of Frelimo's 'Female Detachment'." Anthropological Quarterly 73, no. 4 (2000): 180-194.
Westad, Odd Arne. "The Cold War and the International History of the Twentieth Century." In The Cambridge History of the Cold War, edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, 1-19. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Westad, Odd Arne. The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Westheider, James. "African Americans and the Vietnam War." In A Companion to the Vietnam War, edited by Marilyn B. Young and Robert Buzzanco, 333-347. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2002.
Westrate, Michael T. Living Soviet in Ukraine from Stalin to Maidan: Under the Falling Red Star in Kharkiv. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
Der Krieg des kleinen Mannes: Eine Militärgeschichte von unten, Edited by Wolfram Wette. München: Piper, 1992.
Wexler, Sanford. The Vietnam War: An Eyewitness History. Oxford and New York: Facts on File, 1992.
White, Luise. "Precarious Conditions: A Note on Counter-Insurgency in Africa after 1945." Gender & History 16, no. 3 (2004): 603-625.
Wildermuth, Mark E. "Women and Western Films in the Cold War." In Feminism and the Western in Film and Television, 75-110. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Women, Ethnicity and Nationalism: The Politics of Transition, Edited by Rick Wilford and Robert L. Miller. London: Routledge, 1998.
Willbanks, James H. America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Williams, Noel St. John. Judy O’Grady and the Colonel’s Lady: The Army Wife and Camp Follower since 1660 . London: Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1988.
Willson, Perry R. Women in Twentieth-Century Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Wilson, Elizabeth. Only halfway to paradise: women in postwar Britain, 1945-1968. London: Tavistock, 1980.
Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, Edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur-Deckard. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Wolfgram, Mark. Getting History Right: East and West German Collective Memories of the Holocaust and War. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2003.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Wright, Mary. Far from Home: Memories of World War II and Afterward. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2005.
Yaqub, Salim. "The Cold War in the Middle East." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immerman and Petra Goedde, 246-264. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Yi, Im-ha. Frauen, erstanden aus dem Krieg: Koreakrieg und Gender. St. Ottilien: EOS Verlag, 2007.
Young, Marilyn B. A Companion to the Vietnam War In A Companion to the Vietnam War, Edited by Robert Buzzanco. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.
Young, Helen, and Lisa Goldman. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. New York, U.S.A.: Earthscan, 2015.

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Young, Robert J. C. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Young, Allan. The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995.
Young, Peter, and Peter Jesser. The Media and the Military: From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Young, Marilyn B., John J. Fitzgerald, and Tom A. Grunfeld. The Vietnam War: A History in Documents. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Zahra, Tara. The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Zehfuss, Maja. Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Zeinert, Karen. The Valiant Women of the Vietnam War. Brookfield: Millbrook Press, 2000.
Ziolkowski, Britt. Die Aktivistinnen der Hamas: zur Rolle der Frauen in einer islamistischen Bewegung. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2017.

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