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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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.

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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, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Hall, Mitchell K. The Vietnam War. Cambridge and New York: Routledge, 2018.
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.
Hartmann, Anja, and Heuser, Beatrice. War, Peace, and World Orders in European History. London; New York: Routledge, 2001.
Hasso, Frances Susan. Resistance, repression, and gender politics in occupied Palestine and Jordan. Syracuse, U.S.A.: Syracuse University Press, 2005.
Hautreux, François-Xavier. La Guerre d'Algérie des harkis, 1954–1962. Paris: Perrin, 2013.
Hayes, Paddy. Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master. New York: Overlook Duckworth, 2018.
Healey, Dan. Russian Homophobia from Stalin to Sochi. London, UK ; New York, USA: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2018.
Heberle, Mark. Thirty Years After : New Essays on Vietnam War Literature, Film, and Art. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publications, 2009.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Modern America: From the Indian Wars to the Vietnam War, Edited by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Heineman, Elizabeth D. "The Hour of the Woman: Memories of Germany's 'Crisis Years' and West German National Identity." American Historical Review 101, no. 2 (1996): 354-396 .
Helgren, Jennifer. American Girls and Global Responsibility: a new relation to the world during the early Cold War. New Brunswick, New Jersey: London Rutgers University Press, 2017.
Helms, Elissa. Innocence and Victimhood: Gender, Nation, and Women's Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.
Herf, Jeffrey. Divided Memory: The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.
Women and War: Power and Protection in the 21st Century, Edited by Helga Hernes, Chantal de Jonge Oudraat and Kathleen R. Kuehnast. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2011.
Herren, Madeleine. Internationale Organisationen seit 1865: Eine Globalgeschichte der internationalen Ordnung. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2009.
Hershberg, James G. "The Cuban Missile Crisis." In The Cambridge History of the Cold War, edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, 65-87. Reprint ed. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

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Herzog, Dagmar. Brutality and Desire: War and Sexuality in Europe's Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Herzog, Dagmar. Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.
Herzog, Dagmar. Sexuality in Europe: A Twentieth Century History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
The Routledge History of Slavery, Edited by Gad Heuman and Trevor Burnard. London ; New York: Routledge, 2011.
Military Masculinities: Identity and the State, Edited by Paul Higate. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.
Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women, Edited by Higham, Robin and Reina Pennington. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
Higman, B. W. A Concise History of the Caribbean. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Hillman, Elizabeth Lutes. Defending America: Military Culture and the Cold War Court-Martial. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.
Hillman, Elizabeth Lutes. "Outing the Costs of Civil Deference to the Military." (2013): 312-326.
Hillyar, Anna, and Jane McDermid. Revolutionary Women in Russia, 1870-1917: A Study in Collective Biography. New York: Manchester University Press, 2000.
HILSUM, LINDSEY. In Extremis : The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
Hitchcock, William I. "The Marshall Plan and the Creation of the West." In The Cambridge History of the Cold War, edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, 154-174. Reprint ed. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

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Hobsbawm, Eric J. The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914–1991. London: Abacus, 1994.
Hodgson, Godfrey. The Myth of American Exceptionalism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.