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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Honeck, Mischa. "Men of Principle: Gender and the German American War for the Union." Journal of the Civil War Era 5, no. 1 (2015): 38-67.
Honeck, Mischa. "Men of Principle: Gender and the German-American War for the Union." Journal of the Civil War Era 5, no. 1 (2015): 38-67.
Hook, Jason, and Martin Pegler. To Live and Die in the West: the American Indian Wars, 1860–90. New York: Routledge, 2013.
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: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Howard, Michael. The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, 1870-1871. 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1961.
Huddie, Paul. The Crimean War and Irish Society. Oxford: Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Huddie, Paul. "Victims or Survivors: Army Wives in Ireland during the Crimean War, 1854–56." Women's History Review 26, no. 4 (2017): 541-554.
Hughes, Steven C. Politics of the Sword: Dueling, Honor, and Masculinity in Modern Italy. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2007.
Hughes, Steven C. Politics of the Sword: Dueling, Honor, and Masculinity in Modern Italy In History of crime and criminal justice; Variation: History of crime and criminal justice series. Columbus, United States: 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.
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.
"Special Issue: The Italian Risorgimento: Transnational Perspectives." Modern Italy 19, no. 1 (2014): 1-92.

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Jardin, Étienne. Music and War in Europe From the French Revolution to WWI . Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.
JENSEN, JUANITA L. E. I. S. C. H. "Women on the Home Front: Their Essential Roles during the Civil War." Military Images 35, no. 1 (2017): 38-40.
Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000.
Johnson, Russell L. "“A Man Knows a Man”: Illustrating Disability in Harper’s Weekly after the Civil War." American Nineteenth Century History, 18, no. 2 (2017): 131-158.
Johnson, Russell L. "“A man knows a man”: Illustrating Disability in Harper’s Weekly after the Civil War." American Nineteenth Century History 18, no. 2 (2017): 131-158.
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.
Kalyvas, Stathis N. The Logic of Violence in Civil War. New York ; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Kanter, Deborah E. Hijos del Peublo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730–1850. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Karlin, Jason G. Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014.
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: Oxford University Press, 1985.
French Music, Culture, and National Identity, 1870-1939, Edited by Barbara Kelly. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2008.
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.

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