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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Eisenberg, Christine. "Charismatic Nationalist Leader: Turnvater Jahn." International Journal of the History of Sport 13, no. 1 (1996): 14-27.
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.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Emberton, Carole. "Beyond the Brothers' War: Gender and the American Civil War." Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military (2017): 54-67.
Engel, Barbara Alpern. Mothers and Daughters: Women of the Intelligentsia in Nineteenth-Century Russia. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Epps, Kristen. Gender and the Jubilee: Black Freedom and the Reconstruction of Citizenship in Civil War Missouri In Journal of the Civil War Era. Vol. 7. Athens, United States: University of Georgia Press, 2017.
Erwin, James W. The Homefront in Civil War Missouri. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2014.
Evans, Richard J. "Afterword." In The Limits of Loyalty Imperial Symbolism, Popular Allegiances, and State Patriotism in the Late Habsburg Monarchy, edited by Laurence Cole and Daniel L. Unowsky, 223-232. Oxford, UK; New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
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.
Fahs, Alice. "The Feminized Civil War: Gender, Northern Popular Literature, and the Memory of the War, 1861-1900." Journal of American History 85, no. 4 (1999): 1461-1494.
The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture, Edited by Alice Fahs and Joan Waugh. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
Farnsworth, Beatrice, and Lynne Viola. Russian Peasant Women . New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
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.
Fellman, Michael. "At the Nihilist Edge: Reflections on Guerilla Warfare During the U.S. Civil War." In On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, 1861-1871, edited by Stig Förster and Jörg Nagel, 519-540. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
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.
Congress and the Crisis of the 1850s, Edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon. Athens: Ohio Univeristy Press, 2012.
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: 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.
Forrest, Alan, Karen Hagemann, and Michael Rowe. War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
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.
Förster, Stig, and Jörg Nagler. "Introduction." In On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, edited by Stig Förster and Jörg Nagler, 4-15. Cambridge ; Washington, DC: Cambridge University Press ; German Historical Institute, 1997.
On the Road to Total War: The American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, 1861-1871, Edited by Stig Förster and Jörg Nagler. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
French Masculinities: History, Culture, and Politics, Edited by Christopher E. Forth and Bertrand Taithe. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Forth, Christopher E., and Bertrand Taithe. "Introduction: French Manhood in the Modern World." In French Masculinities. History, Culture and Politics, edited by Christopher E. Forth and Bertrand Taithe, 1-14. Basingstoke: 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.
François, Etienne, Hannes Siegrist, and Jakob Vogel. Nation und Emotion: Deutschland und Frankreich im Vergleich 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1995.

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