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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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.
Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation, and the American Civil War, Edited by LeeAnn Whites and Alecia P. Long. 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.
Woodward, Colin Edward. Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Young, Peter, and Peter Jesser. The Media and the Military: From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Zimmerman, Andrew. "From the Rhine to the Mississippi: Property, Democracy, and Socialism in the American Civil War." Journal of the Civil War 5, no. 1 (2015): 3-37.
Zombek, Angela. "Paternalism and Imprisonment at Castle Thunder: Reinforcing Gender Norms in the Confederate Capital." Civil War History 60, no. 1 (2017): 221-252.

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