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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Corber, Robert J. Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis of Masculinity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Cornaton, Michel. Les camps de regroupement de la guerre d'Algérie. Paris: Editions ouvrières, 1967.
Coronado, Juan David. "I'm not Gonna Die in this Damn Place:" Manliness, Identity, and Survival of the Mexican American Vietnam Prisoners of War. East Lansing, MI, USA: Michigan State University Press, 2018.
Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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Costigliola, Frank. "'Unceasing Pressure for Penetration': Gender, Pathology, and Emotion in George Kennan's Formation of the Cold War." Journal of American History 83, no. 4 (1997): 1309-1339.
Coulter, Chris. Bush Wives and Girl Soldiers : Women's Lives Through War and Peace in Sierra Leone. Ithaca, USA: Cornell University Press, 2009.
Cowan, Benjamin Arthur. "How Machismo Got Its Spurs--in English: Social Science, Cold War Imperialism, and the Ethnicization of Hyper-masculinity." Latin American Research Review 52, no. 4 (2017): 606-622.
Cowan, Benjamin A. Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil. Chapel Hill, United States: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
Cumings, Bruce. The Korean War: A History. New York: The Modern Library, 2010.

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Cuordileone, K. A. ""Politics in an Age of Anxiety: Cold War Political Culture and the Crisis in American Masculinity, 1949-1960"." The Journal of American History 87, no. 2 (2000): 515-545.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Cusick, Suzanne G. ""You Are in a Place That Is Out of the World ...": Music in the Detention Camps of the "Global War on Terror"." Journal of the Society for American Music 2, no. 1 (2008): 1-26.
Daddis, Gregory. "Mansplaining Vietnam: Male Veterans and America’s Popular Image of the Vietnam War." Journal of Military History 82, no. 1 (2018): 181-207.
Dagenais, Dominic. "Libération des femmes et libération nationale au Mozambique (1962-1974)." Sextant: Colonialismes 25 (2008): 55-69.
Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Danforth, Loring M., and Riki van Boeschoten. Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Daou, Dolly. "Sahat al-Borj: A Feminine City Square as a Container of Events." Journal of Urban History 43, no. 5 (2017): 795-810.
Daphnah-Tekoah, Shir, and Ayelet Harel-Shalev. "The Politics of Trauma Studies: What Can We Learn From Women Combatants' Experiences of Traumatic Events in Conflict Zones?" Political Psychology 38, no. 6 (2016): 943-957.
Dauenhauer, Katrin. The Shadow of Torture: Debating US Transgressions in Military Interventions, 1899-2008. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015.
Davey, Eleanor. Idealism beyond Borders: The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954–1988. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Fidelis, Malgorzata(Gosia), Renata Jambresic Kirin, Jill Massino, and Libora Oates-Indruchova. ""Forum: Gendering the Cold War in the Region"." Aspasia 8 (2014): 162-190.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Gender, Power, and Military Occupations: Asia Pacific and the Middle East since 1945, Edited by Christine De Matos and Rowena Ward. New York: Routledge, 2012.
De Pauw, Linda Grant. Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women in War from Prehistory to the Present. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.
de Volo, Lorraine Bayard. Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro's Victory. New York; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Dean, Robert D. Imperial Brotherhood: Gender and the Making of Cold War Foreign Policy. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Decker, Alicia Catharine. In Idi Amin's Shadow : Women, Gender, and Militarism in Uganda. Athens, USA: Ohio University Press, 2014.
Decker, Alicia Catharine. In Idi Amin's Shadow : Women, Gender, and Militarism in Uganda. Athens, USA: Ohio University Press, 2014.
Deltombe, Thomas Domergue, Jacob Tatsitsa, and Manuel Domergue. Kamerun!: Une guerre cachée aux origines de la Françafrique (1948-1971). Paris: La Découverte, 2011.
Demos, Vasilikie P., and Marcia Texler Segal. Gender Panic, Gender Policy. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing, 2017.
Di Cintio, Marcello. Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense. Paperback ed. Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA: Goose Lane Editions, 2018.
Dippel, John Van Houten. War and Sex: A Brief History of Men's Urge for Battle. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2010.
Doherty, Thomas. Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II. Revised and Updated Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.
Donert, Celia. "Women’s Rights in Cold War Europe: Disentangling Feminist Histories." Past & Present, no. 218 (2013): 180-202.
The Golden Fleece: Manipulation and Independence in Humanitarian Action, Edited by Antonio Donini. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press, 2012.
Dornik, Wolfram. "Besatzungsalltag in Wien." In Die Rote Armee in Österreich: sowjetische Besatzung 1945-1955: Dokumente, edited by Stefan Karner, Barbara Stelzl-Marx, Aleksandr O. Chubarian, Arno Wonisch and Elena Anderle-Schmatz. Graz; Wien; München: Kriegsfolgen-Forschung; R. Oldenbourg; Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2005.
Dower, John W. Culturas de Guerra: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 11 de Septiembre, Iraq. Barcelona, Spain: Pasado & Presente, 2010.
Duffield, Mark. Global Governance and the New Wars: The Merging of Development and Security. London ; New York: Zed Books, 2001.
Dumančić, Marko. "Hidden in Plain Sight: The Histories of Gender and Sexuality during the Cold War." In Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War: A Global Perspective, edited by Philip E. Muehlenbeck, 1-11. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017.

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Dunn, Seamus, and T.G. Fraser. Europe and Ethnicity : The First World War and Contemporary Ethnic Conflict. New York, United States: Routledge, 1996.

Foreword Otto von Habsburg, MEP

1. Introduction Seamus Dunn and T.G.Fraser

2. The Genie that would not go back into the Bottle-- Ethnic Nationalism, The First World War and the Peace Settlement Alan Sharp

3. Yugoslavia: the Search for Nation-State Ann Lane

4. From Czechs to Slovaks to Czechoslovakia, and from Czechoslovakia to Czechs and Slovaks W.V.Wallace

5. Trentino and Tyrol, from Austrian Crownland to European Region Anthony Alcock

6. Hungary: a State Partitioned, a Nation Dismembered Raymond Pearson

7. The Ukraine Andrew Wilson

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