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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Brosman, Catharine Savage. Visions of War in France: Fiction, Art, Ideology. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999.
Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, Edited by Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
Brown, Kathleen M. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Brown, Christopher. Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Brownmiller, Susan. Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975.
Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper. "Empire, Nation and Citizenship in the Revolutionary Age." In Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference, edited by Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper, 219-250. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burbank, Jane. "Sovereignity and Empire: Nineteenth-Century Europe and Its Near Abroad." In Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference, edited by Frederick Cooper, 331-368. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burnard, Trevor, and John Garrigus. The Plantation Machine: Atlantic Capitalism in French Saint-Domingue and British Jamaica. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Butcher, Emma. "War Trauma and Alcoholism in the Early Writings of Charlotte and Branwell Brontë." Journal of Victorian Culture 22, no. 4 (2017): 465-481.
Byrd, Alexander X. Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 2008.
Cabrera, Ana María. Macacha Güemes. Buenos Aires: Emecé Editores, 2011.
Callwell, C. E. Small Wars: Their Principles and Practice. 3rd ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.
Campbell, Leon. "Ideology and Factionalism during the Great Rebellion 1780-82." In Resistance, Rebellion and Consciousness in the Andean Peasant World, 18th to 20th Centuries, edited by Steven J. Stern, 110-142. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.
Canning, Kathleen. Gender History in Practice: Historical Perspectives on Bodies, Class & Citizenship. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.
Canning, Kathleen, and Sonya O. Rose. "Gender, Citizenship and Subjectivity: Some Historical and Theoretical Considerations." Gender & History 13, no. 3 (2001): 427-443.
Cardoza, Thomas. "'Habits Appropriate to Her Sex': The Female Military Experience in France during the Age of Revolution." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 188-205. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Cardoza, Thomas. Intrepid Women: Cantinières and Vivandières of the French Army. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Carranza, Adolfo. Patricias Argentinas. Buenos Aires: Sociedad de Patricias Argentinas, 1910.
Carreño, Aída Martínez. "Mujeres y familia en el siglo XIX, 1819-1899." In Mujeres y sociedad , edited by Magdala Velasquez Toro, 292-321. Vol. 2. Barcelona ; Buenos Aires: Norma ; Presidencia de la República de Colombia, 1995.
Carroll, Stuart. Cultures of Violence: Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Cayton, Andrew R. L., and Fredrika J. Teute. Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750–1830. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Čerpinska, Anita. "Riga Export Trade at the Time of the Continental Blockade, 1807–1812." In Revisiting Napoleon's Continental System: Local, Regional and European Experiences, edited by Katherine Aaslestad and Johan Joor, 241-258. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Chambers, Sarah C. From Subjects to Citizens: Honor, Gender, and Politics in Arequipa, Peru, 1780–1854. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.
Civilians and War in Europe, 1618-1815, Edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
Charters, Erica. Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War. Chicago ; London: University Of Chicago Press, 2014.
Chasteen, John Charles. Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Chaves, María Eugenia. "Slave Women’s Strategies for Freedom and the Late Spanish Colonial State." In Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, edited by Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneux, 108-126. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.
Cherpak, Evelyn. "The Participation of Women in the Independence Movement in Gran Colombia, 1780-1830." In Latin American Women: Historical Perspectives, edited by Asunción Lavrín, 219-234. Westport, CT; London: Greenwood Press, 1978.
Chiaroni, Keren. Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud. London; New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2017.
Chickering, Roger, and Stig Förster. "Introduction. Tale of Two Tales: Grand Narratives of War in the Age of Revolution." In War in an Age of Revolutions, 1775–1815, 1-17. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Chickering, Roger. "Introduction: A Tale of Two Tales: Grand Narratives of War in the Age of Revolution." In War in an Age of Revolutions, 1775-1815, edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster, 1-17. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815, Edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Childs, John. Armies and Warfare in Europe, 1648-1789. New York: Holmes and Meier, 1982.