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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Terragno, Rodolfo H. Josefa: biografía de María Josefa Morales de los Ríos, la amiga secreta de San Martín. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 2015.
Thompson, Edward P. "The Moral Economy of the English Crowd in the Eighteenth Century." Past & Present, no. 50 (1971): 76-136.
Thoral, Marie-Cécile. From Valmy to Waterloo: France at War, 1792-1815. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Thornton, John K. Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1680. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Toler, Pamela D. Women Warriors: An Unexpected History. Boston: Beacon Press, 2020.
Tonchu, Elena. Zhenshchina i voina. Moscow: TONChU, 2009.
Townsend, Charles. The Oxford History of Modern War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Tranchant, Jules, and Alfred Ladimir. Les femmes militaires de la France: Depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours. Paris: Cournol, 1866.
Traugott, Mark. The Insurgent Barricade. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010.
Ulbrich, Claudia. "Deutungen von Krieg in den Lebenserinnerungen der Regula Engel." In Krieg und Umbruch in Mitteleuropa um 1800: Erfahrungsgeschichte(n) auf dem Weg in eine neue Zeit, edited by Ute Planert, 297-314. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2009.
Uribe-Uran, Victor M. Honorable Lives: Lawyers, Families, and Politics in Colombia, 1780-1850. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000.
Urquidi, José Macedonio. Bolivianas ilustres: heroinas, escritoras, artistas; Estudios biográficos y críticos. London: Forgotten Books, 2015.
Van Buskirk, Judith. Generous Enemies: Patriots and Loyalists in Revolutionary New York. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Vergès, Françoise. Monsters and Revolutionaries: Colonial Family Romance and Métissage. Durham: Duke University Press, 1999.
Vidal, Cécile. Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
Villalobos, Joyce Contreras. Mercedes Marín del Solar (1804–1866): Obras reunida. Santiago, Chile: Dirección de Bibliotecas, Archivos y Museos, 2015.
Vogel, Jakob. "Stramme Gardisten, temperamentvolle Tirailleurs und anmutige Damen: Geschlechterbilder im deutschen und französischen Kult der "Nation in Waffen"." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert, 245-262. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Vollendorf, Lisa, and Grady C. Wray. "Gender in the Atlantic World: Women’s Writing in Iberia and Latin America." In Theorising the Ibero-American Atlantic, edited by Harald E. Braun and Lisa Vollendorf, 99-116. Leiden ; Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013.
Vuic, Kara D. The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military In Routeledge Histories. New York; London: Routledge, 2018.
Watelet, Marcel, and Pierre Couvreur. Waterloo, lieu de mémoire européenne (1815-2000): histoire et controverses. Louvain-la-Neuve: Association franco-européenne de Waterloo, 2000.
Watson, Samuel. Warfare in the USA, 1784-1861. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.
Wawro, Geoffrey. Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792-1914. London: Routledge, 2005.
Way, Peter. "'The Scum of Every Country, the Refuse of Mankind': Recruiting the British Army in the Eighteenth Century." In Fighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500–2000, edited by Erik-Jan Zürcher, 291-330. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013.
Wenk, Silke. "Gendered Representations of the Nation’s Past and Future." In Gendered Nations: Nationalisms and Gender Order in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Blom, Ida, Karen Hagemann and Catherine Hall, 63-77. Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA: Berg Publishers, 2000.

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Wexler, Berta. Las heroínas altoperuanas como expresión de un colectivo 1809–1825: Juana de Azurduy y las mujeres en la revolución altoperuana. Santa Fe, Argentina: Instituto Superior del Profesorado No. 3 Eduardo Laferriere, 2000.
White, Sophie. Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana. Williamsburg, VA: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2019.
Wike, Sudie. Women in the American Revolution. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2018.
Wilson, Peter H. "New Approaches under the Old Regime." In Early Modern Military History, 135-154. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Wilson, Peter, and Robert Evans. The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806: A European Perspective. Leiden: Brill, 2012.
Wilson, Peter H. "Warfare in the Old Regime 1648–1789." In European Warfare 1453–1815, 69-95. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.
Wunder, Heide. He Is the Sun, She Is the Moon: Women in Early Modern Germany. Cambridge, MA ; London: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Yalom, Marilyn. Blood Sisters: The French Revolution in Women's Memory. New York: Basic Books, 1993.
Young, Alfred F. ""Persons of Consequence": The Women of Boston and the Making of the American Revolution, 1765-1776." In Liberty Tree: Ordinary People and the American Revolution, 100-143. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
Young, Alfred F. Liberty Tree: Ordinary People and the American Revolution. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
Young, Alfred F. Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Zagarri, Rosemarie. Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
Zahler, Reuben. Ambitious Rebels: Remaking Honor, Law and Liberalism in Venezuela 1780–1850. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2013.
Zaisberger, Friederike. Der Russlandfeldzug 1812 und der Salzachkreis: Schicksale im Krieg und daheim. Oberndorf: Laber-Druck, 2013.