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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Willbanks, James H. America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Williams, Noel St. John. Judy O’Grady and the Colonel’s Lady: The Army Wife and Camp Follower since 1660 . London: Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1988.
Willson, Perry R. Gender, Family and Sexuality: The Private Sphere in Italy, 1860-1945. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Wilson, Peter H. "Defining Military Culture." Journal of Military History 72, no. 1 (2008): 11-41.
Wilson, Peter H. "German Women and War, 1500-1800." War in History 3, no. 2 (1996): 127-160.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Woodward, Colin Edward. Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Woollacott, Angela. Gender and Empire. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Young, Alfred F. Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Young, Peter, and Peter Jesser. The Media and the Military: From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Zeuske, Michael. "Two Stories of Gender and Slave Emancipation in Cienfuegos and Santa Clara, Central Cuba: A Microhistorical Approach to the Atlantic World." In Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World, edited by Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, 181-98. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005.
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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