Secondary Literature on National Wars in the 19th Century

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:

  • Mexican American War (1846–48)
  • European Civil Wars (1848–49)
  • Wars of Italian Independence (1848–49, 1859, 1866)
  • Crimean War (1853–56)
  • American Civil War (1861–65)
  • German Wars of Unifications (1864, 1866, 1870–71)
  • Russo-Japanese War (1904–05)

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Thiele, Martina, Tanja Thomas, and Fabian Virchow. Medien – Krieg – Geschlecht: Affirmationen und Irritationen sozialer Ordnungen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2010.
Toler, Pamela D., and Ridley Scott. Heroines of Mercy Street: the real nurses of the Civil War. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2017.
Tonchu, Elena. Zhenshchina i voina. Moscow: TONChU, 2009.
Townsend, Charles. The Oxford History of Modern War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Trafton, John. The American Civil War and the Hollywood War Film. Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Troubetzkoy, Alexis S. A Brief History of the Crimean War: History's Most Unnecessary Struggle. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2006.
Tucker, Phillip Thomas. Cathy Williams: From Slave to Female Buffalo Soldier. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002.
Tulloch, Hugh. The Routledge Companion to the American Civil War Era. New York: Routledge, 2006.
digi-hub: Digital Collections. Berlin, Germany, 1990.
Unowsky, Daniel L. The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2006.
Ural, Susannah J. Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict. New York: New York University Press, 2010.
Ural, Susannah J. Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict. New York: New York University Press, 2010.
van de Ven, Hans. "A Hinge in Time: The Wars of the Mid Nineteenth Century." In The Cambridge History of War, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 16-44. Vol. 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Vandervort, Bruce. "War and Imperial Expansion." In The Cambridge History of War, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 69-93. Vol. 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Vázquez, Josefina Zoraida. México al tiempo de su guerra con Estados Unidos, 1846–1848. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1997.
Vergès, Françoise. Monsters and Revolutionaries: Colonial Family Romance and Métissage. Durham: Duke University Press, 1999.
Vincent, Jonathan. "Paradoxical Pedagogies: Civil War Narratives and the Progressive State, 1890-1917." In The Health of the State : Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964, 13-47. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Vogel, Jakob. "Stramme Gardisten, temperamentvolle Tirailleurs und anmutige Damen: Geschlechterbilder im deutschen und französischen Kult der "Nation in Waffen"." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert, 245-262. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Vuic, Kara D. The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military In Routeledge Histories. New York; London: Routledge, 2018.
Wadsworth, Ginger. First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low. Boston: Clarion Books, 2012.
Wake, Roy. The Nightingale Training School, 1860-1996. London: Haggerston Press, 1998.
Watanabe-O'Kelly, Helen. Beauty or Beast? The Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Watson, Samuel. Warfare in the USA, 1784-1861. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.
Wawro, Geoffrey. The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France in 1870–1871. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Wawro, Geoffrey. "War, Technology, and Industrial Change, 1850–1914." In The Cambridge History of War, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 45-68. Vol. 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Wawro, Geoffrey. Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792-1914. London: Routledge, 2005.
Wells, Cheryl A. "Battle Time: Gender, Modernity, and Confederate Hospitals." Journal of Social History 35, no. 2 (2001): 409-428.
Whitacre, Paula. A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose. Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books; University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
White, Deborah Gray. Ar’n’t I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South. New York: Norton, 1999.
Whites, LeeAnn. Gender Matters: Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Making of the New South. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Whites, LeeAnn, and Alecia P. Long. Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation, and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009.
Whites, LeeAnn. The Civil War as a Crisis of Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860–1890. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Willbanks, James H. America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Willson, Perry. Gender, Family and Sexuality: The Private Sphere in Italy, 1860-1945. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Wilson, Peter H. Warfare in Europe 1815–1914 In Taylor & Francis. London: Routledge, 2006.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 5th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

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