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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Frolova-Walker, Marina. Russian Music and Nationalism: From Glinka to Stalin. London: Yale University Press, 2007.
Furedi, Frank. "The Demobilized African Soldier and the Blow to White Prestige." In Guardians of Empire: The Armed Forces of the Colonial Powers c. 1700–1964, edited by David Killingray and David Omissi, 179-197. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999.
Fürst, Julianne. "Heroes, Lovers, Victims: Partisan Girls during the Great Fatherland War." Minerva 18, no. 3 (2000): 38-74.
Gaddis, John Lewis. The Cold War: A New History. New York: Penguin, 2007.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Gallardo-Saborido, Emilio J. "Masculinidades Intensas: Revolución y Género en la Narrativa de Eduardo Heras León." Bulletin of Spanish Studies 94, no. 7 (2017): 1195-1220.
Garraio, Júlia. "Wartime Rape as a Weapon of Propaganda." P@x online bulletin, no. 18 (2012): 2-4.
Women in South African History: Basus'iimbokodo, Bawel'imilambo/They Remove Boulders and Cross Rivers, Edited by Nomboniso Gasa. Cape Town; Chicago: Human Sciences Research Council, 2007.
Gelfand, H. Michael. Sea Change at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949–2000. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Gerlach, Christian. Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Gerolymatos, André. Castles made of sand: a century of Anglo-American espionage and intervention in the Middle East. New York, U.S.A.: Thomas Dunne Books, 2010.
Gerstle, Gary. American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.
Geyer, Michael. "Militarism and Capitalism in the 20th Century." In Arms Races: Technological and Political Dynamics, edited by Nils Petter Gleditsch and Olav Njølstad, 247-275. Oslo ; Newbury Park, CA: International Peace Research Institute ; Sage Publications, 1990.
Ghannam, Farha. Live and die like a man: gender dynamics in urban Egypt. Stanford, U.S.A.: Stanford University Press, 2013.
Ghilani, Jessica. "Glamour-izing Military Service: Army Recruitment for Women in Vietnam-Era Advertisements." American Journalism 34, no. 2 (2017): 201-228.
Music and International History in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht. New York; Oxford, UK: Berghahn Books, 2015.
Gijs, Annie-Sophie. "Fighting the Red Peril in the Congo: Paradox and Perspectives on an Equivocal Challenge to Belgium and the West (1947-1960)." Cold War History 16, no. 3 (2016): 273-290.

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Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones, Edited by Wenona Giles and Jennifer Hyndman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Gilewicz, Alicia, and Steve Price. Frozen Footprints : Lessons in Freedom from a Survivor of the Siberian Slave-Labor Camps. Tampa, FL: INTI Pub., 1998.
Gillath, Nurit. "Women and Military Service in Israel, 1948–1967." In Soldatinnen: Gewalt und Geschlecht im Krieg vom Mittelalter bis heute, edited by Klaus Latzel, Franka Maubach and Silke Satjukow, 395-414. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2011.
Diasporas and Diplomacy: Cosmopolitan Contact Zones at the BBC World Service (1932-2012), Edited by Marie Gillespie and Alban Webb. New York: Routledge, 2013.
The Militarization of the Western World, Edited by John R. Gillis. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1989.
Arms Races: Technological and Political Dynamics, Edited by Nils Petter Gleditsch and Olav Njølstad. Oslo ; Newbury Park, CA: International Peace Research Institute ; Sage Publications, 1990.
Female Soldiers: Combatants or Noncombatants? Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Edited by Nancy Loring Goldman. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.
Goldman, Nancy. "The Utilization of Women in the Military." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 406 (1973): 107-116.
Goldstein, Joshua S. War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Goldstein, Joshua S. Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide. New York: Dutton, 2011.
Gordon, Joel. Revolutionary melodrama: popular film and civic identity in Nasser's Egypt. Chicago, U.S.A.: Middle East Documentation Center, 2002.
Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, 1945–1962, Edited by Christopher E. Goscha and Christian Ostermann. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009.
Griffith, Robert K. The U.S. Army's Transition to the All-Volunteer Force, 1968–1974. Washington, DC: Center of Military History, 1996.
A Soldier and a Woman: Sexual Integration in the Military, Edited by Gerard J. de Groot and Corinna M. Peniston-Bird. Harlow, UK: Longman, 2000.
Guan, Ang Cheng. "The Cold War in South East Asia." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immerman and Petra Goedde, 230-245. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Guillemot, François. Des Vietnamiennes dans la Guerre Civile: L'Autre Moitié de la Guerre, 1945-1975. Paris: Les Indes savantes, 2014.
Guyatt, Nicholas. "The End of the Cold War." In Oxford Handbook of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Immerman and Petra Goedde, 605-622. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

A Companion to Women's Military History, Edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Gender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945-1989, Edited by Karen Hagemann and Sonya Michel. Baltimore; Washington, DC: Johns Hopkins University Press; Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2014.
Hallward, Maia Carter. Struggling for a just peace: Israeli and Palestinian activism in the second Intifada. Gainesville, U.S.A.: University of Florida Press, 2011.
Hartman, Saidiya V. Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

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