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 663
Berkin, Carol. Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence. New York: Vintage Books, 2005.
Women, War, and Revolution, Edited by Berkin, Carol and Clara Maria Lovett. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1980.
Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.
Bertaud, Jean-Paul. La révolution armée: Les soldats-citoyens et la révolution française. Paris: Editions Robert Laffront, 1979.
Bertaud, Jean Paul. La révolution armée: Les soldats-citoyens et la révolution française. Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1979.
Best, Geoffrey Francis. Humanity in Warfare: The Modern History of the International Law of Armed Conflicts. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980.
Best, Geoffrey. War and Society in Revolutionary Europe, 1770-1870. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982.
Bisha, Robin. Russian Women, 1698-1917: Experience and Expression, an Anthology of Sources. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.
Black, Jeremy. European Warfare, 1660–1815. New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press, 1994.
Black, Jeremy. The Battle of Waterloo. New York: Random House, 2010.
Black, Jeremy. War and Technology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.
Black, Jeremy. War in the Eighteenth-Century World. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Blackburn, Robin. The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights. London: Verso, 2011.
Blackburn, Robin. The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery: 1776-1848. London: Verso, 2011.
Blanning, T.C.W. The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802. New York: Edward Arnold, 1996.
Blasetti, Alessandro. Simón Bolívar. Spain, 1969.
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. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Block, Sharon. Rape and Sexual Power in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Block, Sharon, and Elizabeth D. Heinemann. "Rape in the American Revolution: Process, Reaction and Public Re-Creation." In Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights, 25-38. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
Gendered Nations: Nationalisms and Gender Order in the Long Nineteenth Century, Edited by Blom, Ida, Karen Hagemann and Catherine Hall. Oxford, UK; 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.
Body-Gendrot, Sophie. "Introduction." In Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot and Pieter Spierenburg, 1-12. New York: Springer, 2007.
Body-Gendrot, Sophie, and Pieter Spierenburg. Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. New York: Springer, 2007.
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.
Bond, Brian. War and Society in Europe, 1870–1970. Montreal; Bufffalo: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998.
Boudon, Jacques-Olivier. Napoléon et la campagne de Russie, 1812. Paris: Armand Colin, 2012.
Boudon, Jacques-Olivier. Napoléon et les femmes. Paris, France: SPM, 2013.
A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror, Edited by Warren H. Bowen and José E. Alvarez. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Bowen, Claire. "Lady Butler and the Reinvention of Military History." Revue LISA/LISA E-Journal 1, no. 1 (2003): 127-137.
Theorising the Ibero-American Atlantic, Edited by Harald E. Braun and Lisa Vollendorf. Leiden ; Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013.
Brereton, Bridget. "Gender and the Historiography of the English-Speaking Caribbean." In Gendered Realities: Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought, edited by Patricia Mohammed, 129-144. Mona, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2002.
Broers, Michael, Hew Strachan, and Sibylle Scheipers. "Changes in War: The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars." In The Changing Character of War, 64-78. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Broers, Michael. The Politics of Religion in Napoleonic Italy: The War Against God, 1801-1814. London; New York: Routledge, 2002.
Brosman, Catharine Savage. Visions of War in France: Fiction, Art, Ideology. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999.