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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Cardoza, Thomas. Intrepid Women: Cantinières and Vivandières of the French Army. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Cashin, Joan E. "American Women and the American Civil War." Journal of Military History 81, no. 1 (2017): 199-204.
Cashin, Joan E. "American Women and the American Civil War." Journal of Military History 81, no. 1 (2017): 199-204.
Chaves, María Eugenia. "Slave Women’s Strategies for Freedom and the Late Spanish Colonial State." In Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, edited by Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneux, 108-126. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.
Chávez, Ernesto. The U.S. War with Mexico: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Health Care as Social History: The Glasgow Case, Edited by Olive Checkland and Margaret Lamb. Aberdeen, UK: Aberdeen University Press, 1982.
Checkland, Olive. Humanitarianism and the Emperor's Japan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994.
Chickering, Roger, Dennis Showalter, and Hans van de Ven. The Cambridge History of War: Volume 4, War and the Modern World. Vol. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chickering, Roger. "War, Society, and Culture, 1850-1914: The Rise of Militarism." In The Cambridge History of War: War and the Modern World, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis E. Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 119-141. Vol. 4. Cambridge History of War 4. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chrastil, Rachel. Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.
Chrastil, Rachel. The Siege of Strasbourg. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014.
Clampitt, Bradley R. The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015.
Clayson, Hollis. Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life under Siege. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2005.
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Clements, Barbara Evans. Bolshevik Feminist: The Life of Aleksandra Kollontai. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979.
Clinton, Catherine. Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War, Edited by Nina Silber. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Clinton, Catherine. Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War, Edited by Nina Silber. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Clinton, Catherine. "Reconstructing Freewomen." In Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War, edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber, 306-319. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Clinton, Catherine. Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War In Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2016.
Clinton, Catherine. Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge, United States: Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press, 2016.
Clinton, Catherine. Tara Revisited: Women, War and the Plantation Legend. New York: Abbeville Press, 1995.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
Clyman, Toby W., and Judith Vowles. Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.
Coffman, Edward M. The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Different Paths to the Nation: Regional and National Identities in Central Europe and Italy, 1830-70, Edited by Laurence Cole. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Glanz— Gewalt— Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918), Edited by Laurence Cole, Christa Hämmerle and Martin Scheutz. Essen: Klartext, 2011.
Cole, Laurence. Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
The Limits of Loyalty: Imperial Symbolism, Popular Allegiances, and State Patriotism in the Late Habsburg Empire, Edited by Laurence Cole and Daniel L. Unowsky. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
Colley, Linda. Britons: Forging the Nation 1707–1873. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992.
Conway, Chistopher. "Sisters at War: Mexican Women's Poetry and the U.S.-Mexican War." Latin American Research Review 47, no. 1 (2012): 3-15.
Conze, Werner, Michael Geyer, and Reinhard Stumpf. "Militarismus." In Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe: Historisches Lexikon zur politisch-sozialen Sprache in Deutschland, edited by Otto Brunner, Werner Conze and Reinhart Koselleck, 1-48. Vol. 4. Stuttgart: Klett, 1978.
Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, Edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Cooper, Sandi. Patriotic Pacifism: Waging War on War in Europe, 1815-1914. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Cornell, Kari A. Women in the Civil War. Minneapolis, MN: Essential Library, An Imprint of of Abdo Publishing, 2017.

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