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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Burke, William. Additional Reasons for Our Immediately Emancipating Spanish America. London: J. Ridgeway, 1808.
Burnard, Trevor, and John Garrigus. The Plantation Machine: Atlantic Capitalism in French Saint-Domingue and British Jamaica. Philidelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Butterfield, Jo, and Elizabeth Heineman. "The Gendered Nexus between Conflict and Citizenship in Historical Perspective." In The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict, edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi R. Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes and Nahla Valji, 62-74. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Byrd, Alexander X. Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 2008.
Caire, Raymond. La femme militaire: Des origines à nos jours. Paris: Lavauzelle, 1981.
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 Rose. Gender, Citizenships and Subjectivities. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2002.
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.
Carroll, Stuart. Cultures of Violence: Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Carter, Louise Patricia. "British Women During the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815: Responses, Roles and Representations". Cambridge, UK: Ph.D.. diss, University of Cambridge, 2005.
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, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.
Charters, Erica, Eve Rosenhaft, and Hannah Smith. Civilians and War in Europe, 1618-1815. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
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. War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815 In War in an Age of Revolutions, 1775-1815. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Childs, John. Armies and Warfare in Europe, 1648-1789. New York: Holmes and Meier, 1982.
Childs, Matt. The 1812 Aponte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle against Atlantic Slavery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Clark, Emily. American Quadroon: The Strange History of Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Clyman, Toby W., and Judith Vowles. Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.
Cole, Laurence, Christa Hämmerle, and Martin Scheutz. Glanz—Gewalt—Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918). Essen: Klartext, 2011.
Cole, Laurence. Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Colley, Linda. Britons: Forging the Nation 1707–1873. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992.
Colwill, Elizabeth. ""Fêtes de l’hymen, fêtes de la liberté": Marriage, Manhood, and Emancipation in Revolutionary Saint-Domingue." In The World of the Haitian Revolution, edited by David Patrick Geggus and Norman Fiering, 125-155. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
Colwill, Elizabeth. "Freedwomen’s Familial Politics: Marriage, War and Rites of Registry in Post-Emancipation Saint-Domingue." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 71-89. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Colwill, Elizabeth. "Gendering the June Days: Race, Masculinity, and Slave Emancipation in Saint Domingue." Journal of Haitian Studies 15, no. 1-2 (2009): 103-124.
Conway, Stephen. A Short History of the American Revolutionary War. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Conway, Stephen. "Continental European Soldiers in British Imperial Service, c.1756–1792." English Historical Review 129, no. 536 (2014): 79-106.
Conway, Stephen. "Scots, Britons and Europeans: Scottish Military Service, c.1739–1783." Historical Research 82, no. 215 (2009): 114-130.
Cookson, J. E. The British Armed Nation, 1793-1815. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1997.
Cooper, Sandi. Patriotic Pacifism: Waging War on War in Europe, 1815-1914. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

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