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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Quataert, Jean H. Staging Philanthropy: Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.
Quigley, Paul, and James Hawdon. Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Rable, George C. Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
rajoppi, joanne. Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War: The Wives and Daughters of the Brunswick Boys. Staunton, Virginia: American History Press, 2017.
Ramdin, Ron. Mary Seacole In Life & times; Variation: Life & times. London: Haus Publishers, 2005.
Rapport, Michael. 1848: Year of Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 2009.
Rehding, Alexander. Music and Monumentality: Commemoration and Wonderment in Nineteenth-Century Germany. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Reid, Richard M. Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
Reshef, Ouriel. Guerres, mythes et caricatures: au Berceau d’une mentalité française. Paris: Presses de la Foundacion des Sciences Politiques, 1984.
Riall, Lucy. Garibaldi: Invention of a Hero. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.
Riall, Lucy. "Martyr Cults in Nineteenth-Century Italy." The Journal of Modern History 82, no. 2 (2010): 255-287.
Riall, Lucy. "Men at War: Masculinity and Military Ideals in the Risorgimento." In The Risorgimento Revisited: Nationalism and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Italy, edited by Silvana Patriarca and Lucy Riall, 152-170. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Rich, Norman. Why the Crimean War?: A Cautionary Tale. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1985.
Riesenberger, Dieter. Das Deutsche Rote Kreuz: Eine Geschichte 1864–1990. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2002.
Roberts, Cokie. Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2015.
Robinson, Paul. Military Honour and the Conduct of War: From Ancient Greece to Iraq. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
Romeo, Sharon. Gender and the Jubilee: Black Freedom and the Reconstruction of Citizenship in Civil War Missouri. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2016.
Rouleau, Brian. With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014.
Royle, Trevor. Crimea: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Ruthchild, Rochelle Goldberg. Equality and Revolution: Women's Rights in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917 In Pitt series in Russian and East European studies; Variation: Series in Russian and East European studies. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010.
Salas, Elizabeth. Soldaderas in the Mexican Military: Myth and History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.
Sandow, Robert M. "Northern Homefront." In A Companion to the U.S. Civil War , edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean, 891-908. Vol. 2. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Scheina, Robert. Latin America's Wars: The Age of the Caudillo, 1791-1899. Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Brassey's, 2003.
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang. The Culture of Defeat: On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2003.
Schmitt, Bernhard. Armee und staatliche Integration: Preußen und die Habsburgmonarchie 1815-1866. Paderborn: Schoeningh , 2007.
Schroeder, Paul W. Austria, Great Britain, and the Crimean War: The Destruction of the European Concert. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1972.
Schroeder, Paul W., and T.C.W. Blanning. "International Politics, Peace and War, 1815–1914." In The Nineteenth Century: Europe 1789–1914, 158-209. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Schroeder, John Charles. The Transformation of European Politics 1763–1848., 1994.
Schultz, Jane E. Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
Schwalm, Lesley. A Hard Fight for We: Women’s Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
Schwartz, Barry. Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Schwartz, Marie Jenkins. Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

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