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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Klein, Herbert S. The Atlantic Slave Trade. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Knapp, Ulla. "Frauenarbeit in Deutschland zwischen 1850 und 1933." Historical Social Research 8, no. 4 (1983): 42-82.
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.
Krüger, Christine. "Sind wir denn nicht Brüder?": Deutsche Juden im nationalen Krieg 1870/71. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2006.
Krüger, Michael. "Body Culture and Nation Building: The History of Gymnastics in Germany in the Period of its Foundation as a Nation‐State." International Journal of the History of Sport 13, no. 3 (1996): 409-417.
War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War, Edited by Christine Krüger and Sonja Levsen. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Kühne, Thomas. Mnnergeschichte, Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne. Frankfurt/M ; New York: Campus, 1996.
Kutz, Martin. Deutsche Soldaten: Eine Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006.
Lambrecht, Lars. Osteuropa in den Revolutionen von 1848. Frankfurt/M: Lang, 2006.
R. Lande, Gregory. Psychological Consequences of the American Civil War. Jefferson, North Carolina, United States : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
Langewiesche, Dieter. Reich, Nation, Föderation: Deutschland und Europa. Munich: Beck, 2008.
Lee, Susanna Michele. Claiming the Union: Citizenship in the Post-Civil War South. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Leonard, Elizabeth D. All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies. New York: Penguin Books, 2001.
Liles, Deborah, and Angela Boswell. Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi. In Journal of American History. Vol. 104. Denton, Texas: University of North Texas Press, 2016.
Kriegsbegeisterung und mentale Kriegsvorbereitung: Interdisziplinäre Studien, Edited by Marcel van der Linden and Gottfried Mergner. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1991.
Linderman, Gerald E. Embattled Courage: The Experience of Combat in the American Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1987.
Lipp, Carola. "Das Private im Öffentlichen: Geschlechterbeziehungen im symbolischen Diskurs der Revolution 1848/49." In Frauengeschichte, Geschlechtergeschichte, edited by Karin Hausen and Heide Wunder, 183. Frankfurt/M ; New York: Campus, 1992.
Schimpfende Weiber und patriotische Jungfrauen: Frauen im Vormärz und in der Revolution 1848/49, Edited by Carola Lipp and Beate Bechtold-Comforty. 2nd ed. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 1998.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Asia: From the Taiping Rebellion to the Vietnam War, Edited by Stewart Lone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Lowry, Thomas. Confederate Heroines: 120 Southern Women Convicted by Union Military Justice . Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.
Maier, Charles S. "Consigning the Twentieth Century to History: Alternative Narratives for the Modern Era." American Historical Review 105, no. 3 (2000): 807-831.
Mair, Lucille Mathurin. "Recollections of a Journey into a Rebel Past." In Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by S.R. Cudjoe, 51-60. Wellesley, MA: Calaloux Publications, 1990.
Mair, Lucille Mathurin. "Women Field Workers in Jamaica during Slavery." In Slavery, Freedom and Gender: The Dynamics of Caribbean Society, edited by Brian L. Moore, B.W. Higman and Carl Campbell, 183-196. Mona, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2001.
Manning, Chandra. Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Manning, Chandra. What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Inequality and Society: Social Science Perspectives on Social Stratification, Edited by Jeff Manza and Michael Sauder. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2009.
Markovits, Stefanie. The Crimean War in the British Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Marrs, Cody. Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Marsh, Rosalind J. Women in Russia and Ukraine. Cambridge [England] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
La guerre civile: Entre Histoire et Mémoire, Edited by Jean-Clément Martin. Nantes: Ouest éditions, 1995.
Martin, Brian Joseph. Napoleonic Friendship: Military Fraternity, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France. Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.
Marwil, Jonathan. Visiting Modern War in Risorgimento Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Marwil, Jonathan. Visiting Modern War in Risorgimento, Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Mass, Annette. "Der Kult der toten Krieger: Frankreich und Deutschland nach 1870/71." In Nation und Emotion: Deutschland und Frankreich im Vergleich 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Etienne François, Hannes Siegrist and Jakob Vogel, 215-231. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1995.