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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Hopkins, A.G. "Overseas Expansion, Imperialism, and Empire, 1815–1914." In The Nineteenth Century: Europe 1789-1914, 320. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Horne, Gerald. The White Pacific: U.S. Imperialism and Black Slavery in the South Seas After the Civil War. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007.
Horsman, Reginald. Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial Anglo-Saxonism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.
Howard, Michael. The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, 1870-1871. New York: Macmillan, 1961.
Huddie, Paul. The Crimean War and Irish Society. Oxford: Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Hughes, Steven C. Politics of the Sword: Dueling, Honor, and Masculinity in Modern Italy. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2007.
Hünefeldt, Christine. Paying the Price of Freedom: Family and Labor among Lima’s Slaves, 1800-1854. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994.
Hütte, Werner Otto. Die Geschichte des eisernen Kreuzes und seine Bedeutung für das preußische und deutsche Auszeichnungswesen von 1813 bis zur Gegenwart. Vol. PhD. Bonn: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, 1967.
Hyde, Anne F. Empires, Nations, and Families: A New History of the North American West, 1800-1860. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
Intravartolo, Cindy. "St. Mary's Goes to War: The Sisters of the Holy Cross as Civil War Nurses." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 107, no. 3-4 (2014): 370-391.
Isenberg, Nancy. Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Jabir, Johari. Conjuring freedom: music and masculinity in the Civil War's "Gospel Army". Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2017.
Janney, Caroline E. Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Jardin, Étienne. Music and War in Europe From the French Revolution to WWI . Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.
Johnson, Timothy D. For Duty and Honor: Tennessee's Mexican War Experience. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2018.
Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000.
JONES, CATHERINE A. "Women, Gender, and the Boundaries of Reconstruction." Journal of the Civil War Era 8, no. 1 (2018): 111-131.
Jr., Mark E. Neely. The Civil War and the Limits of Destruction . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007.
Jung, Moon-Ho. Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Kadish, Doris Y. Slavery in the Caribbean Francophone World: Distant Voices, Forgotten Acts, Forged Identities. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.
Kanter, Deborah E. Hijos del Pueblo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730–1850. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Keegan, John. The American Civil War: A Military History . London: Vintage, 2009.
Keep, John L. H. Soldiers of the Tsar: Army and Society in Russia, 1462-1874. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.
Kelman, Ari. A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.
Klein, Herbert S. The Atlantic Slave Trade. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Kon, Igor S. The Sexual Revolution in Russia: From the Age of the Czars to Today. New York: The Free Press, 1995.
Kramer, Lloyd S. Nationalism in Europe & America: Politics, Cultures, and Identities since 1775. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Krauthamer, Barbara. Black Slaves, Indian Masters:Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Kreiser, Jr., Lawrence A., and Randal Allred. The Civil War in Popular Culture: Memory and Meaning. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014.
Krüger, Christine. "Sind wir denn nicht Brüder?": Deutsche Juden im nationalen Krieg 1870-71. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2006.
Krüger, Christine, and Sonja Levsen. War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Kühne, Thomas. Männergeschichte — Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 1996.
Kutz, Martin. Deutsche Soldaten: Eine Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006.
Lambrecht, Lars. Osteuropa in den Revolutionen von 1848. Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2006.
R. Lande, Gregory. Psychological Consequences of the American Civil War. Jefferson, North Carolina, United States : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.