Secondary Literature on War in the 17th and 18th Centuries

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 selected secondary literature on regions and themes that 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 included for this period are:

  • Thirty Years War (1618–48)
  • English Civil War (1642–51)
  • Habsburg-Ottoman Wars (1683–1718)
  • American Colonial Wars (1689–63)
  • War of Spanish Succession (1701–13)
  • Seven Years War (1756–63)

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Fatherly, Sarah. "Tending the Army: Women and the British General Hospital in North America, 1754—1763." Early American Studies, An Interdisciplinary Journal 10, no. 3 (2012): 566-599.
Ferguson, Ronald Thomas. Blood and Fire: Contribution Policy of the French Armies in Germany (1668-1715). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1970.
Fischer, David Hackett. Champlain’s Dream. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Die Wehrpflicht: Entstehung, Erscheinungsformen und politisch-militärische Wirkung, Edited by Roland G. Foerster. Munich: R. Oldenbourg, 1994.
Forrest, Alan, Karen Hagemann, and Michael Rowe. War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
New Men: Manliness in Early America, Edited by Thomas A. Foster. New York: New York University Press, 2011.
Frey, Marsha, and Frey, Linda. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Europe, 1618-1900. Wesport: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Friis, Henning Kristian. Scandinavia, between East and West. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1950.
Fuentes, Marisa J. Dispossessed Lives: Women, Violence, and the Archive. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Füssel, Marian. "Frauen in der Schlacht? Weibliche Soldaten im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert zwischen Dissimulation und Sensation." In Soldatinnen: Gewalt und Geschlecht im Krieg vom Mittelalter bis heute, edited by Klaus Latzel, Franka Maubach and Silke Satjukow, 159-178. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2011.
War, Entrepreneurs, and the State in Europe and the Mediterranean, 1300-1800, Edited by Jeff Fynn-Paul. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014.
Gallay, Alan. The Indian Slave Trade: The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670–1717. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.
Games, Alison. "Beyond the Atlantic: English Globetrotters and Transoceanic Connections." William and Mary Quarterly 63, no. 4 (2006): 675-692.
Gillespie, Katharine. Women writing the English republic, 1625-1681. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Grimmelshausen, Hans Jacob Christoph von. The Life of Courage: The Notorious Thief, Whore and Vagabond. Sawtry, UK: Dedalus European Classics, 2001.
Hack, Karl, and Kevin Blackburn. "Japanese-Occupied Asia from 1941 to 1945: One Occupier, Many Captivities and Memories.", edited by Karl Hack and Kevin Blackburn, 1-20. London: Routledge, 2008.
Hacker, Barton C. "Women and Military Institutions in Early Modern Europe: A Reconnaissance." Signs 6, no. 4 (1981): 643-671.
Hale, John R. War and Society in Renaissance Europe, 1450-1620. Leicester, UK: Leicester University Press, 1985.
Harari, Yuval N. The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the Making of Modern War Culture, 1450-2000. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Harms, Robert. The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade. New York: Basic Books, 2003.
Harrington, Joel F. Reordering Marriage and Society in Reformation Germany. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Hartmann, Anja, and Heuser, Beatrice. War, Peace, and World Orders in European History. London; New York: Routledge, 2001.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Early America: From the Colonial Era to the Civil War, Edited by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Hendrix, Scott. "In the Army: Women, Camp Followers and Gender Roles in the British Army in the French and Indian Wars, 1755-1765." In A Soldier and a Woman: Sexual Integration in the Military, edited by Gerard J. de Groot and Corinna M. Peniston-Bird, 18-48. Harlow, UK ; New York: Longman, 2000.
Henninger, Laurent, Matthew Hughes, and William J. Philpott. "Military Revolutions and Military History." In Palgrave Advances in Modern Military History, 8-22. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Central Africans and Cultural Transformations in the American Diaspora, Edited by Linda M. Heywood. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Heywood, Linda M. Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Hicks, Philip. "Catharine Macaulay's Civil War: Gender, History, and Republicanism in Georgian Britain." Journal of British Studies 41, no. 2 (2002): 170-198.
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.
Horstmann, Theodor. Generallieutenant Johann Nicolaus von Luckner und seine Husaren im Siebenjährigen Kriege, Edited by Michael Hochedlinger. Osnabrück: Biblio-Verlag, 1997.
Hurl-Eamon, Jennine. "Youth in the Devil’s Service, Manhood in the King’s: Reaching Adulthood in the Eighteenth-Century British Army." Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 8, no. 2 (2015): 163-190.
The Peace of Passarowitz, 1718, Edited by Charles Ingrao, Nikola Samardzic and Jovan Pesalj. Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2011.

The Habsburg-Ottoman wars and the modern world /; Charles Ingrao --;

The peace of Passarowitz : the general context /; Nikola Samardzic --;

The peace of Passarowitz in the historical sciences (1718-1829) /; Martin Peters --;

The impact of the Passarowitz treaty on the Habsburg Empire /; Harald Heppner, Daniela Schanes --;

The peace of Passarowitz in Venice's Balkan policy /; Egidio Ivetic --;

Israel, Jonathan. The Dutch Republic: Its Rise, Greatness, and Fall, 1477-1806. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1998.
Jacob, Frank, and Gilmar Visoni-Alonzo. The Military Revolution in Early Modern Europe: A Revision. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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