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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Martin, Brian Joseph. Napoleonic Friendship: Military Fraternity, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.
Martin, Joseph Plumb. Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin. St. James, NY: Brandywine Press, 1993.
Matthews, Gelien. Caribbean Slave Revolts and the British Abolitionist Movement. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.
Mayer, Holly A. "Bearing Arms, Bearing Burdens: Women Warriors, Camp Followers and Home-Front Heroines of the American Revolution." In Gender, War, and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775–1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 169-187. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Mayer, Holly A. Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1999.
McCullough, Roy L. Coercion, Conversion and Counterinsurgency in Louis XIV's France. Vol. 42. Leiden, nl: Brill, 2007.
McEvoy, Carmen, and Alejandro M. Rabinovich. Tiempo de Guerra: Estado, Nación y Conflicto Armado en el Perú, Siglos XVII-XIX. Lima: IEP Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2018.
McFarlane, Anthony. War and Independence in Spanish America. New York: Routledge, 2013.
Meisel, Seth. ""The Fruit of Freedom": Slaves and Citizens in Early Republican Argentina." In Slaves, Subjects, and Subversives: Blacks in Colonial Latin America, edited by Jane G. Landers and Barry M. Robinson, 273-306. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
Melish, Joanne Pope. Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and ‘Race’ in New England, 1780–1860. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998.
Melzer, Sara E., and Leslie W. Rabine. Rebel Daughters: Women and the French Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Merritt, Jane T. "Native Peoples in the Revolutionary War." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution,, edited by Jane Kamensky and Edward G. Gray, 234-49., 2013.
Miles, Tiya. Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Miller, Joseph. The Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730–1830. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1988.
Mjøset, Lars, and Stephen Van Holde. The Comparative Study of Conscription in the Armed Forces. Amsterdam: JAI, 2002.
Monsalve, José Dolores. Mujeres de la Independencia. Bogotá: Academia de HIstoria, 1926.
Moran, Daniel, and Arthur Waldron. The People in Arms: Military Myth and National Mobilization Since the French Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Morrissey, Marietta. Slave Women in the New World: Gender Stratification in the Caribbean. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1989.
Mosse, George L. The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Moya, Jose C. The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Murray, Pamela S. For Glory and Bolívar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Sáenz, 1797-1856. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Myerly, Scott Hughes. British Military Spectacle: From the Napoleonic Wars Through the Crimea. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.
Naro, Nancy Priscilla. Blacks, Coloureds and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. London: University of London, Institute of Latin American Studies, 2003.
Nash, Gary B. "The African Americans’ Revolution." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution,, edited by Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky, 250-272. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Nash, Gary B. The Forgotten Fifth: African Americans in the Age of Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006.
Noonan, Norma C., and Carol Nechemias. Encyclopedia of Russian Women's Movements. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.
Nussbaum, Arthur. A Concise History of the Law of Nations. New York: MacMillan, 1947.
Nye, Robert A. Masculinity and Male Codes of Honor in Modern France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.
Oberg, Barbara. Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World. University of Virginia Press, 2019.
Ochoa, Ana María Agu. Devenir escritora: Nacimiento y formación de las narradoras colombianas en el siglo XIX (1840-1870) In Departament de Filologia Romànica (Department of Romantic Philology), Edited by Nora Catelli Quiroga and Graciela Batticuore Macoretta. Vol. Doctoral Degree, "Tradiciones y crisis". Barcelona, Spain: University of Barcelona, 2012.
Osman, Julia. Citizen Soldiers and the Key to the Bastille. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
O’Brien, David. After the Revolution: Antoine-Jean Gros, Painting and Propaganda Under Napoleon. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006.
O’Brien, David. "Another lieu de mémoire? Napoleonic Painting, the Museum and French Memory." In War Memories: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Modern European Culture, edited by Alan Forrest, Etienne François and Karen Hagemann, 291-316. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
O’Toole, Rachel Sarah. Bound Lives: Africans, Indians, and the Making of Race in Colonial Peru. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, 2012.
Palmer, Robert R. "Frederick the Great, Guibert, Bülow: From Dynastic to National War." In Makers of Modern Strategy: From Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age, edited by Felix Gilbert, Craig A. Gordon and Peter Paret, 91-119. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986.
Palmer, Jennifer L. Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Palmié, Stephan, and Francisco A. Scarano. The Caribbean: A History of the Region and Its Peoples. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Paoletti, Ciro. A Military History of Italy. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2008.
Paoletti, Ciro. "War, 1688–1812." In A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe, edited by Peter H. Wilson, 464-478. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008.