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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Paret, Peter. Understanding War: Essays on Clausewitz and the History of Military Power. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.
Parker, Geoffrey. The Cambridge History of Warfare. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Parrott, David. "Had a Distinct Template for a ‘Western Way of War’ Been Established before 1800?" In The Changing Character of War, edited by Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers, 48-63. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Pasler, Jann. Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
Payne, Stanley G. Politics and the Military in Modern Spain. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1967.
Pearsall, Sarah M. S. Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Pearsall, Sarah M. S. "Women in the American Revolutionary War." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution,, edited by Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky, 273-290. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Pérotin-Dumon, Anne. Etre Patriote sous les tropiques: La Guadeloupe, la colonization et la revolution. Basse-Terre: Société d’Histoire de la Guadeloupe, 1985.
Philbrick, Nathaniel. Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution. New York: Viking, 2013.
Pichichero, Christy L. The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017.
Pierrat, Emmanuel. Le tribunal de la Terreur. Paris: Fayard, 2019.
Pivotto, Sebastián. Belgrano. Argentina, 2010.
Planert, Ute, and James Retallack. Decades of Reconstruction: Postwar Societies, State-Building, and International Relations From The Seven Years' War to the Cold War. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Planert, Ute. Napoleon's Empire: European Politics in Global Perspective. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Polasky, Janet L. Revolutions without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
Popkin, Jeremy D. A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 2020.
Popkin, Jeremy D. You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Probert, Rebecca. Catherine Exley's Diary: The Life and Times of an Army Wife in the Peninsular War. Kennilworth, UK: Brandram, 2014.
Purcell, Sarah J. Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.
Puymège, Gérard de. Chauvin, le soldat-laboureur: contribution à l'étude des nationalismes. Paris: Gallimard, 1993.
Quataert, Jean H. Staging Philanthropy: Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.
Quintero, Inés. La criolla principal: María Antonia Bolivar, la hermana del Libertado. Caracas: Fundación Bigott, 2003.
Ramsey, Kate. The Spirits and the Law: Vodou and Power in Haiti. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Reinalda, Bob. Routledge History of International Organizations: From 1815 to the Present Day. London ; New York: Routledge, 2009.
Rendall, Jane. "Women Writing War and Empire: Gender, Poetry and Politics in Britain during the Napoleonic Wars." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 265-283. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Resch, John Phillips. Suffering Soldiers: Revolutionary War Veterans, Moral Sentiment, and Political Culture in the Early Republic. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.
Resch, John Phillips, and Walter L. Sargent. War & Society in the American Revolution: Mobilization and Home Fronts. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007.
Robinson, Paul. Military Honour and the Conduct of War: From Ancient Greece to Iraq. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
Rodríguez, Jaime E. The Independence of Spanish America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Rogers, Dominique. "On the Road to Citizenship: The Complex Route to Integration of the Free People of Color in the Two Capitals of Saint-Domingue." In The World of the Haitian Revolution, edited by David Patrick Geggus and Norman Fiering, 65-78. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
Roosevelt, Theodore. The Winning of the West. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995.