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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Rothenberg, Gunther. The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1978.
Rothenberg, Gunther. The Napoleonic Wars. London: Cassell, 2001.
Royster, Charles. A Revolutionary People at War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775–1783. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1979.
Ruddiman, John A. Becoming Men of Some Consequence: Youth and Military Service in the Revolutionary War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Ruff, Julius R. Violence in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800 In New approaches to European history ;; 22; Variation: New approaches to European history ;; 22. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Sansay, Leonora. Secret History; Or, the Horrors of St. Domingo and Laura. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2007.
Schama, Simon. Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution. London: BBC Books, 2005.
Scheina, Robert. Latin America's Wars: The Age of the Caudillo, 1791-1899. Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Brassey's, 2003.
Schroeder, John Charles. The Transformation of European Politics 1763–1848., 1994.
Scott, Rebecca J., and Jean Michel Hébrard. Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.
Semley, Lorelle. To Be Free and French: Citizenship in France's Atlantic Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Semmel, Stuart. Napoleon and the British. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004.
Serna, Pierre, Antonino De Francesco, and Judith A. Miller. Republics at War, 1776-1840 Revolutions, Conflicts, and Geopolitics in Europe and the Atlantic World. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Serrano-Ortega, Jose Antonio. El contingente de sangre: Los gobiernos estatales y departamentales y los métodos de reclutamiento del ejército permanente mexicano, 1824-1844. Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 1993.
Sharpe, Jenny. Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.
Sheller, Mimi. Democracy After Slavery: Black Publics and Peasant Radicalism in Haiti and Jamaica. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000.
Shoemaker, Nancy. Negotiators of Change: Historical Perspectives on Native American Women. New York: Routledge, 1994.
Shumway, Jeffrey M. The Case of the Ugly Suitor & Other Histories of Love, Gender, & Nation in Buenos Aires, 1776-1870. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.
Shy, John. Toward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the American Revolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1965.
Silver, Peter Rhoads. Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America. New York ; London: W. W. Norton, 2008.
Simms, Brendan. Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present . New York: Basic Books, 2013.
Sked, Alan. Radetzky: Imperial Victor and Military Genius. London: I. B. Tauris, 2011.
Slater, Sandra, and Fay A. Yarbrough. Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400–1850. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2011.
Sluga, Glenda, and Barbara Caine. Gendering European History, 1780–1920. London ; New York: Continuum, 2000.
R. Snyder, Claire. Citizen-Soldiers and Manly Warriors: Military Service and Gender in the Civic Republican Tradition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999.
Socolow, Susan Migden. The Women of Colonial Latin America. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Stoker, Donald J., Frederick C. Schneid, and Harold D. Blanton. Conscription in the Napoleonic Era: A Revolution in Military Affairs?. New York: Routledge, 2009.
Stoler, Ann Laura. Haunted by Empire: Geographies of Intimacy in North American History. Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books, 2006.
Strachan, Hew. European Armies and the Conduct of War. London and Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1983.
Struck, Bernhard. "Conquered Territories and Entangled Histories: The Perception of Franco-German and German-Polish Borderlands in German Travelogues, 1792–1820." In War Memories: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Modern European Culture, edited by Alan Forrest, Etienne François and Karen Hagemann, 95-113. Basingstoke, UK ; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Tallett, Frank, and Erik-Jan Zürcher. "Soldiers in Western Europe, c. 1500–1790." In Fighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500–2000, 135-167. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013.
Taylor, Philip. Munitions of the Mind: A History of Propaganda from the Ancient World to the Present Day. 3rd ed. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 2003.
Taylor, Alan. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832. New York: W. W. Norton, 2013.

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