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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Cannadine, David. Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Carabott, Philip, and Thanasis D. Sfikas. The Greek Civil War: essays on a conflict of exceptionalism and silences. Burlington, U.S.A.: Ashgate, 2004.

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Gender and Conflict since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Edited by Carden-Coyne, Ana. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Casey, Steven. Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Castillo, Greg. "The American 'Fat Kitchen' in Europe: Postwar Domestic Modernity and Marshall Plan Strategies of Enchantment." In Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users, edited by Ruth Oldenziel and Karin Zachmann, 33-67. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism, Edited by Robin Chandler, Linda K. Fuller and Lihua Wang. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Chang, Wen-Chin. "Military, Gender, and Trade: The Story of Auntie Duan of the Northern Thai Borderlands." Southeastern Asian Studies 6, no. 3 (2017): 423-445.
Chaplin, Tamara, and Jadigwa Mooney. The Global 1960s: Convention, Contest, and Counterculture. London; New York: Routeledge, 2018.
Charrad, Mounira M. States and women's rights: the making of postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. Berkeley, United States: University of California Press, 2001.
Health Care as Social History: The Glasgow Case, Edited by Olive Checkland and Margaret Lamb. Aberdeen, UK: Aberdeen University Press, 1982.
Chiaroni, Keren. Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud. London; New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2017.
Chimni, B. S. "Globalization, Humanitarianism and the Erosion of Refugee Protection." Journal of Refugee Studies 13, no. 3 (2000): 243-263.
Chomsky, Noam. 9-11: was there an alternative?. New York, U.S.A.: Seven Stories Press, 2001.
Clark, Suzanne. Cold Warriors: Manliness on Trial in the Rhetoric of the West. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence, Edited by Fiona Clark and Caroline O. N. Moser. London; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
  • Part I. Contextual Issues on Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence (p. 1)
  • 1. Introduction (Caroline O.N. Moser and Fiona C. Clark) (p. 3)
  • 2. The Gendered Dynamics of Armed Conflict and Political Violence (Cynthia Cockburn) (p. 13)
  • 3. The Gendered Continuum of Violence and Conflict: An Operational Framework (Caroline O.N. Moser) (p. 30)
  • Part II. The Politics of Victimization: Sexual Abuse and Violence (p. 53)
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
Close, David H. The Greek civil war, 1943-1950: studies of polarization. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1993.

Contents:

Greece and the German occupation / John L. Hondros
'The first round, ' civil war during the occupation / Ole L. Smith
The British defeat of Eam, 1944-5 / Lars Baerentzen and David H. Close
The military struggle, 1945-9 / David H. Close and Thanos Veremis
The Greek Communist Party, 1945-9 / Ole L. Smith
The reconstruction of a right-wing state / David H. Close
Britain, the United States, and Greece, 1945-9 / John O. Iatrides
The legacy / David H. Close.

Coalition, The African Wo. "Declaration de la coalition anti-guerre des femmes Africaines." Review of African Political Economy 26, no. 79 (2007): 132-133.
Cockburn, Cynthia. Anti-militarism: Political and Gender Dynamics of Peace Movements. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Cockburn, Cynthia. From Where We Stand: War, Women's Activism and Feminist Analysis. London ; New York: Zed Books, 2007.
Women and Wars, Edited by Carol Cohn. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2013.
Cole, Sarah. Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Colvin, Kelly Riccardi. Gender and French Identity After the Second World War, 1944-1954: Engendering Frenchness. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Women and Death, Vol. 2, Warlike Women in the German Literary and Cultural Imagination since 1500, Edited by Sarah Colvin and Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2009.
Connell, Raewyn W. Masculinities. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003, Edited by Mark Connelly and David Welch. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Learning About Women: Gender, Politics and Power, Edited by Jill K. Conway, Susan Carolyn Bourque and Joan Wallach Scott. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1989.
Conway, Daniel. Masculinities, Militarisation and the End Conscription Campaign: War Resistance in Apartheid South Africa. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2012.
Gendering War Talk, Edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Cooke, Miriam. Women and the War Story. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, Edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Cooper, Frederick. Citizenship Between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014.
Cooper, Nicola. France in Indochina: Colonial Encounters. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg, 2001.

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