Secondary Literature on the Age of the Revolutionary Wars

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:

  • American Revolutionary Wars (1775–83)
  • French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars War (1792–1815)
  • Latin American Wars of Independence (1810–30)

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Aaslestad, Katherine B., and Karen Hagemann. "Collaboration, Resistance and Reform: Experiences and Historiographies of the Napoleonic Wars in Central Europe." Central European History 39, no. 4 (2006): pp. 547-579.
Aaslestad, Katherine B., and Judith A. Miller. "Gender, War and Politics: The Wars of Revolution and Liberation—Transatlantic Comparisons, 1775–1820." Bulletin of the German Historical Institute 41 (2007): pp. 128-136.
Aaslestad, Katherine, Karen Hagemann, and Judith Miller. "Gender, War and the Nation in the Period of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars-European Perspectives." European History Quarterly 37, no. 4 (2007): pp. 501-506.
Aaslestad, Katherine, Karen Hagemann, and Judith Miller. "Introduction: Gender, War and the Nation in the Period of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars — European Perspectives." European History Quarterly 37, no. 4 (2007): pp. 501-506.
Aaslestad, Katherine B. "Postwar Cities: The Cost of the Wars of 1813–1815 on Society in Hamburg and Leipzig." In War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, edited by Alan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Michael Rowe, pp. 220-237. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Aaslestad, Katherine B. and Johan Joor, eds. Revisiting Napoleon's Continental System: Local, Regional and European Experiences. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Abler, Thomas. Hinterland Warriors: European Empires and Exotic Uniforms. Oxford: New York: Berg, 1999.
Adams, Catherine, and Elizabeth Pleck. Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Adelman, Jeremy. "Independence in Latin America." In The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History, edited by Jose C. Moya, pp. 153-180. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Afflerbach, Holger, and Hew Strachan. How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Albano, Sondra. "Military Recognition of Family Concerns: Revolutionary War To 1993." Armed Forces & Society 20, no. 2 (1994): pp. 283-302.
Alcibíades, Mirla. Mujeres e independencia: Venezuela, 1810-1821. Caracas: Casa Nacional de las Letras Andrés Bello, 2013.
Altink, Henrice. "'To Wed or Not to Wed?': The Struggle to Define Afro-Jamaican Relationships, 1834–1838." Journal of Social History 38, no. 1 (2004): pp. 81-111.
Anderson, Fred. A People's Army: Massachusetts Soldiers and Society in the Seven Years' War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.
Anderson, M.S. War and Society in Europe of the Old Regime 1618-1789. Stroud: Sutton, 1998.
Andrews, George Reid. Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Anna, Timothy E. Spain and the Loss of America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983.
Applewhite, Harriet B., and Darline G. Levy. "Women and Militant Citizenship in Revolutionary Paris." In Rebel Daughters: Women and the French Revolution, edited by Sara E. Melzer and Leslie W. Rabine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Archer, Criston I. The Wars of Independence in Spanish America. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2000.
Arielli, Nir and Bruce Collins, eds. Transnational Soldiers: Foreign Military Enlistment in the Modern Era. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Arndt, Fanny, and Carola Herbst. Die Deutschen Frauen in den Befreiungskriegen: Historische Biographien. Saale, Germany: Verlag der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses, 1867.
Astor, Gerald. The Right To Fight: A History Of African Americans In The Military. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 1998.
Atwood, Rodney. The Hessians: Mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Atwood, Rodney. The Hessians: Mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Atwood, Rodney. The Hessians: Mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution [C2]. Cambridge, Eng. ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Baader, Benjamin Maria, Paul Frederick Lerner and Sharon Gillerman, eds. Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Bacon, Jacqueline, and Maurice Jackson. African Americans and the Haitian Revolution: Selected Essays and Historical Documents. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Barton, Arnold H. Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1986.
Bauer, Carola Katharina. Wahrnehmung von kampfenden Frauen im 'langen 19. Jahrhundert'. Vol. Class Paper. Augsburg: Universität Augsburg, 2009.
Bayly, Christopher Alan. The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914: Global Connections and Comparisons. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2004.
Bechev, Dimitar and Kalypso Nicolaïdis, eds. Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Conflict and Memory in a Transnational World. London: Tauris, 2010.
Beckles, Hilary McDonald. Afro-Caribbean Women and Resistance to Slavery in Barbados. London: Karnak House, 1988.
Beckles, Hilary. "Taking Liberties: Enslaved Women and Anti-Slavery in the Caribbean." In Gender and Imperialism, edited by Claire Midgley, pp. 137-157. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998.
Bell, Jerri and Tracy Crow, eds. It's my country too: women's military stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books; University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
Bell, David A. Napoleon: A Concise Biography. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Bell, David A. "The Birth of Militarism in an Age of Democratic Revolutions." In War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, edited by Allan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Michael Rowe, pp. 30-47. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Bell, David A. The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Modern Warfare. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

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