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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Durrant, Lynda. My Last Skirt: The Story of Jennie Hodgers, Union Soldier. Waterville: Thorndike Press, 2006.
Edgerton, Robert B. Hidden Heroism: Black Soldiers in America’s Wars. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001.
Edmondson, Linda Harriet. Gender in Russian History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK: 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, MD: Lexington Books, 2017.
Eichner, Carolyn J. Surmounting the Barricades: Women in the Paris Commune. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.
Eisenhower, John D. So Far from God: The US War With Mexico, 1846–1848. New York: Random House, 1989.
Eley, Geoff. Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850–2000. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Society, Culture, and the State in Germany, 1870-1930, Edited by Geoff Eley. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Erwin, James W. The Homefront in Civil War Missouri. Charleston: The History Press, 2014.
Ewing, Elizabeth. Women in Uniform: Through the Centuries. Towtoa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975.
Eyffinger, Arthur. The 1899 Hague Peace Conference: "The Parliament of Man, the Federation of the World". The Hague; Boston: Kluwer Law International, 1999.
The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture, Edited by Alice Fahs and Joan Waugh. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
Faust, Drew Gilpin. ""Ours as Well as That of Men": Women and Gender in the Civil War." In Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand, edited by James M. McPherson and William Cooper, Jr., 228-240. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.
Faust, Drew Gilpin. Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
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.
Ferrer, Ada. Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation and Revolution, 1868–1898. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
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.
Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: a Revolution on the Home Front In Perspectives on the history of Congress, 1801/1877, Edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2018.
Fleche, Andrew M. The Revolution of 1861: The American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict . Chapel Hill: University of North Chapel Hill Press, 2012.
Die Wehrpflicht: Entstehung, Erscheinungsformen und politisch-militärische Wirkung, Edited by Roland G. Foerster. Munich: R. Oldenbourg, 1994.
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; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Förster, Stig. "Facing ‘People’s War’: Moltke the Elder and Germany’s Military Options after 1871." Journal of Strategic Studies 10, no. 2 (1987): 209-230.
On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, 1861-1871, Edited by Stig Förster and Jorg Nagler. 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.

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