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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Faust, Drew Gilpin. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Feimster, Crystal Nicole. Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.
Figes, Orlando. Crimea: The Last Crusade. London: Allen Lane, 2010.
Figes, Orlando. The Crimean War: A History. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2010.
Fink, Erwin. "Symbolic Representations of the Nation: Baden, Bavaria, and Saxony." In Different Paths to the Nation: Regional and National Identities in Central Europe and Italy, 1830–70, edited by Laurence Cole, 200-219. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan , 2007.
Finkelman, Paul, and Donald R. Kennon. Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front In Perspectives on the history of Congress, 1801/1877. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2018.
Fleche, Andre M. The Revolution of 1861: The American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Foos, Paul. A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict During the Mexican-American War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Foote, Lorien. The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Manhood, Honor, and Violence in the Union Army. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2010.
Forrest, Alan. The Legacy of the French Revolutionary Wars: The Nation-in-Arms in French Republican Memory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Förster, Stig, and Jorg Nagler. On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, 1861-1871. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Forsythe, David P. The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Forth, Christopher E., and Bertrand Taithe. French Masculinities: History, Culture, and Politics. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Forty, George, and Anne Forty. Women War Heroines. London: Arms and Armour, 1997.
Fought, Leigh. Women in the World of Frederick Douglass. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Fox, Paul. The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933 In Modern history of politics and violence. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
François, Etienne, Hannes Siegrist, and Jakob Vogel. Nation und Emotion: Deutschland und Frankreich im Vergleich. 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1995.
Frank, Lisa Tendrich, and LeeAnn Whites. Household War: How Americans Lived and Fought the Civil War. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2019.
Frank, Lisa Tendrich. The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers During Sherman's March. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.
Fredrickson, George M. The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crisis of the Union. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
Free, Laura E. Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race, and Voting Rights in the Civil War Era. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015.
Freedman, Lawrence. War. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Frevert, Ute. "Das jakobinische Modell: Allgemeine Wehrpflicht und Nationsbildung in Preußen-Deutschland." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert, 17-47. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Frevert, Ute. "Das Militär als "Schule der Männlichkeit": Erwartungen, Angebote, Erfahrungen im 19. Jahrhundert." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert, 145-173. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Frevert, Ute. Men of Honour: A Social and Cultural History of the Duel. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1995.
Frevert, Ute. Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Frevert, Ute. "Soldaten, Staatsbürger: Überlegungen zur historischen Konstruktion von Männlichkeit." In Männergeschichte — Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne, edited by Thomas Kühne, 72-87. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 1996.
Frevert, Ute. "War." In A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe 1789–1914, edited by Stefan Berger, 417-431. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2006.
Frey, Linda S., and Marsha Frey. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Europe, 1618-1900. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Friend, Craig Thompson, and Lorri Glover. Southern Manhood: Perspectives on Masculinity in the Old South. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2004.
Friend, Craig Thompson. Southern Masculinity: Perspectives on Manhood in the South since Reconstruction. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Friis, Henning Kristian. Scandinavia: Between East and West. 2nd ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.
Fröhlich, Helgard, Margarete Grandner, and Michael Weinzierl. 1848 im Europäischen Kontext. Vienna: Turia Kant, 1999.
Fuller, William C. "The Imperial Army." In The Cambridge History of Russia, edited by Dominic Lieven, 530-553. Vol. 3. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Furneaux, Holly. Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Gaines, John Jackson. An Evening with Venus: Prostitution during the American Civil War. Buffalo Gap, TX: State House Press, 2014.
Gallman, J. Matthew. Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.