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)

Advanced Keyword Search

Previous | War Periods | Next

Displaying 41 - 80 of 490
Blanchard, Peter. Under the Flags of Freedom: Slave Soldiers and the Wars of Independence in Spanish South America. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008.
Blanning, T. C. W. The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802. London: Arnold, 1996.
Blaufarb, Rafe. "Arms for Revolutions: Military Demobilization after the Napoleonic Wars and Latin American Independence." In War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, edited by Alan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Michael Rowe, 100-118. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Block, Sharon. Rape and Sexual Power in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Blom, Ida, Karen Hagemann, and Catherine Hall. Gendered Nations: Nationalisms and Gender Order in the Long Nineteenth Century. New York: Berg, 2000.
Blom, Ida, and Sølvi Sogner. Med kjønnsperspektiv på norsk historie: fra vikingtid til 2000-årsskiftet. Oslo, Norway: Cappelen akademisk forlag, 1999.
Boerke, Arthur Mark, Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, and Harold D. Blanton. "Conscription in the Habsburg Empire to 1815." In Conscription in the Napoleonic Era: A Revolution in Military Affairs?, 66-83. London: Routledge, 2009.
Bösling, Carl-Heinrich, Ursula Führer, Claudia Glunz, and Thomas F. Schneider. Männer. Frauen. Krieg. Krieg und Frieden-eine Frage des Geschlechts?. Göttingen: V&R Unipress, 2015.
Boudon, Jacques-Olivier. Le sexe sous l'Empire, 1799-1815. Paris: La Librairie Vuibert, 2019.
Boudon, Jacques-Olivier. Napoléon et la campagne de Russie, 1812. Paris: Armand Colin, 2012.
Boudon, Jacques-Olivier. Napoléon et les femmes. Paris: SPM, 2013.
Bowen, Warren H., and José E. Alvarez. A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Braun, Harald E., and Lisa Vollendorf. Theorising the Ibero-American Atlantic. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2013.
Bridenthal, Renate, Susan Mosher Stuard, and Merry E. Wiesner. Becoming Visible: Women in European History. 3rd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Broers, Michael. "Changes in War: The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars." In The Changing Character of War, edited by Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers, 64-78. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Broers, Michael, Peter Hicks, and Agustin Guimerá. The Napoleonic Empire and the New European Political Culture. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Brosman, Catharine Savage. Visions of War in France: Fiction, Art, Ideology. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1999.
Brown, Christopher Leslie, and Philip D. Morgan. Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
Brown, Christopher Leslie. Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Brown, Christopher Leslie. "The Problems of Slavery." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution, edited by Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky, 427-446. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Brown, Christopher Leslie. "The Slave Soldiers of Spanish South America: From Independence to Abolition." In Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, edited by Philip D. Morgan and Peter Blanchard, 255-273. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
Brownmiller, Susan. Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975.
Buckley, Roger Norman. Slaves in Red Coats: The British West India Regiments, 1795-1815. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1979.
Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burg, B. R. Gay Warriors: A Documentary History from the Ancient World to the Present. New York: New York University Press, 2002.
Burke, William. Additional Reasons for Our Immediately Emancipating Spanish America. London: J. Ridgeway, 1808.
Burnard, Trevor, and John Garrigus. The Plantation Machine: Atlantic Capitalism in French Saint-Domingue and British Jamaica. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Butterfield, Jo, and Elizabeth Heineman. "The Gendered Nexus between Conflict and Citizenship in Historical Perspective." In The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict, edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi R. Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes and Nahla Valji, 62-74. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Byrd, Alexander X. Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008.
Caine, Barbara, and Glenda Sluga. Gendering European History, 1780–1920. London: Leicester University Press, 2000.
Caire, Raymond. La femme militaire: Des origines à nos jours. Paris: Lavauzelle, 1981.
Callwell, Charles E. Small Wars: Their Principles and Practice. London: Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Harrison and Sons, 1896.
Canning, Kathleen, and Sonya Rose. Gender, Citizenships and Subjectivities. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2002.
Cardoza, Thomas. "'Habits Appropriate to Her Sex': The Female Military Experience in France During the Age of Revolution." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 188-205. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.