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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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 and London: 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. Southern Masculinity : Perspectives on Manhood in the South Since Reconstruction. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Friis, Henning Kristian. Scandinavia: Between East and West. 2nd ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.
1848 im Europäischen Kontext, Edited by Helgard Weinzierl Fröhlich, Margarete Grandner and Michael Weinzierl. Vienna: Turia Kant, 1999.
Frolova-Walker, Marina. Russian Music and Nationalism: From Glinka to Stalin. London: Yale University Press, 2007.
Fuller, William C. "The Imperial Army." In The Cambridge History of Russia, edited by Dominic Lieven, 53. Vol. 3. Cambridge: 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.
Geva, Dorit. "Where the State Feared to Tread: Conscription and Local Patriarchalism in Modern France." Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 636, no. 1 (2011): 111-128.
Geyer, Michael, and Charles Bright. "Global Violence and Nationalizing Wars in Eurasia and America: The Geopolitics of War in the Mid-Nineteenth Century." Comparative Studies in Society and History 38, no. 4 (1996): 619-657.
Geyer, Martin, and Johannes Paulmann. The Mechanics of Internationalism: Culture, Society, and Politics from the 1840s to the First World War In The Mechanics of Internationalism: Culture, Society, and Politics from the 1840s to the First World War. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Giesberg, Judith. Army at Home: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Home Front. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Giesberg, Judith Ann. Civil War Sisterhood: The U.S. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2000.
Giesberg, Judith Ann. "Women." In A Companion to the U.S. Civil War, edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean, 779-794. Vol. 2. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Giesberg, Judith Ann, and Randall M. Miller. Women and American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2018.
Giesberg, Judith Ann, and Randall Miller. Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 2018.
Gillespie, Richard, and Frédéric Volpi. Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics. London: Routledge, 2018.
Glymph, Thavolia. The Women's Fight: The Civil War's Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
Greenberg, Amy S. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Greenberg, Amy S. Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Griffin, Martin. Ashes of the Mind: War and Memory in Northern Literature, 1865-1900. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.
Guiomar, Jean-Yves. L'invention de la guerre totale: XVIIIe-XXe siècle. Paris: Félin, 2004.
Gullickson, Gay L. Unruly Women of Paris: Images of the Commune. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996.
A Companion to Women's Military History, Edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.

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