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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Cottias, Myriam. "Mariage et citoyenneté dans les Antilles françaises (XVIIe-XXe): De l’esclave à la femme ‘poto mitan’." In Construire l’histoire antillaise: Mélanges offerts à Jacques Adélaïde-Merlande, edited by Lucien Abenon, Danielle Bégot and Jean-Pierre Sainton, 319-334. Paris: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2002.
Cozzens, Peter. The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Cullen, Jim. "'I's a Man Now': Gender and African-American Men." In Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War, edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber, 76-91. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Cullen, Jim. "Gender and African American Men." In Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War, edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber, 76-91. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Davis, James A. "Music and Gallantry in Combat During the American Civil War." American Music 28, no. 2 (2010): 141-172.
Davis, David Brion. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation. New York: Vintage Books, 2015.
Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung, Edited by Jennifer Davy, Karen Hagemann and Ute Kätzel. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Deák, István. The Lawful Revolution: Louis Kossuth and the Hungarians, 1848-1849. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979.
DeLay, Brian. War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the US–Mexican War. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.
Dereli, Cynthia. A War Culture in Action: A Study of the Literature of the Crimean War Period. Oxford, UK ; New York: Peter Lang, 2003.
Dieterle, William. The White Angel. USA: Warner Bros., 1936.
Diouf, Sylviane A. Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons. New York: New York University Press, 2014.
Dippel, John Van Houten. War and Sex: A Brief History of Men's Urge for Battle. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2010.
Dixon, Jeffrey S., and Meredith R. Sarkees. A Guide to Intra-State Wars: An Examination of Civil Wars, 1816-2014. London: Sage, 2015.
Domansky, Elizabeth. "Militarization and Reproduction in World War I." In Society, Culture, and the State in Germany, 1870-1930, edited by Geoff Eley, 427-464. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Dossey, Barbara Montgomery. Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Corp., 2000.
Dowd, Jerome. The Negro in American Life. New York: Century Co., 1926.
Dowe, Dieter, Heinz Gerhard Haupt, and Dieter Langewiesche. Europa 1848: Revolution und Reform. Bonn: J.H.W Dietz Nachf, 1998.
Dowe, Dieter. Europe in 1848: Revolution and Reform, Edited by Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Dieter Langewiesche. Bonn: J. H. W. Dietz Nachf., 1998.
The World the Civil War Made, Edited by Gregory P. Downs and Kate Masur. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
Doyle, Don Harrison. The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 2015.
The Meaning of Freedom: Economics, Politics, and Culture after Slavery, Edited by Seymour Drescher and Frank S. McGlynn. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.
Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-hating and Empire-building. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980.
Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, Edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press; Palgrave, 2004.
Duke, Daryl. Florence Nightingale. UK: Cypress Point Productions, 1985.
Dunnage, Jonathan. Twentieth Century Italy: A Social History. Hoboken, NJ: Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Durrant, Lynda. My Last Skirt: The Story of Jennie Hodgers, Union Soldier. Waterville: Thorndike Press, 2006.
Eaton, Harriet. This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton, Edited by Jane E. Schultz. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edmondson, Linda Harriet. Gender in Russian History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Edwards, Laura F. Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000.
Edy, Carolyn M. The Woman War Correspondent, the U.S Military, and the Press, 1846-1947. Lanham, Maryland, United States: Lexington Books, 2017.
Edy, Carolyn. The woman war correspondent, the U.S military, and the press, 1846-1947. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2017.
Egan, Moira E. Nurses Challenging Subordination: Gender, Class and Religion in Britain's Crimean War. New York: City University of New York, 2009.
Eichner, Carolyn J. Surmounting the Barricades: Women in the Paris Commune. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.
Eichner, Carolyn J. Surmounting the Barricades: Women in the Paris Commune. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

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