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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Cooper, Benjamin. Veteran Americans: Literature and Citizenship from Revolution to Reconstruction. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2018.
Religion, Politics and Dissent, 1660-1832: Essays in Honour of James E. Bradley, Edited by Robert D. Cornwall and William Gibson. Abington, UK ; New York: Routledge, 2010.
Cowling, Camillia. Conceiving Freedom: Women of Color, Gender, and the Abolition of Slavery in Havana and Rio De Janeiro. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2013.
Cox, Caroline. A Proper Sense of Honor: Service and Sacrifice in George Washington's Army. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
Cox, Caroline. "The Continental Army." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution, edited by Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky, 161-176. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Craton, Michael. Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982.
Creasy, Sir Edward She. The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World from Marathon to Waterloo. New York: International Book Company, 1851.
Crépin, Annie. "The Army of the Republic: New Warfare and a New Army." In Republics at War, 1776–1840: Revolutions, Conflicts and Geopolitic Sin Europe and the Atlantic World, edited by Pierre Serna, Antonino De Francesco and Judith A. Miller, 131-147. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Crespo, Alberto R., René Arze Aguirre, Florencia B. De Romero, and Mary Money. La Vida cotidiana en La Paz durante la guerra de la Independencia, 1800-1825. La Paz: Editorial de la Universidad de San Andrés, 1975.
Crouzet, François. "Wars, Blockade, and Economic Change in Europe, 1792–1815." Journal of Economic History 24, no. 4 (1964): 567-588.
Cruz, Juan Luis Ossa. Armies, Politics and Revolution: Chile, 1808-1826. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Cubells, Monique. La Révolution française: La guerre et la frontière. Paris: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2000.
Daly, Gavin. "Plunder on the Peninsular: British Soldiers and Local Civilians during the Peninsular War, 1808–1813." In Civilians and War in Europe, 1618–1815, edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith, 209-240. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
Daly, Gavin. The British Soldier in the Peninsular War: Encounters with Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Damiano, Sara T. "Writing Women's History Through the Revolution: Family Finances, Letter Writing, and Conceptions of Marriage." William & Mary Quarterly 74, no. 4 (2017): 697-728.
David, Andress. The Oxford Handbook of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Davies, Catherine, Claire Brewster, and Hilary Owen. South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2006.
Davies, Catherine. "The Gender Order of Postwar Politics: Comparing Spanish South America and Spain, 1810s-1850s." In War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, edited by Alan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Michael Rowe, 182-199. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Davis, David Brion. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation. New York: Vintage Books, 2015.
Davis, David Brion. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823. New York: Oxford Universtiy Press, 1999.
Dayan, Joan. Haiti, History, and the Gods. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
de Baecque, Antoine, and Charlotte Mandell. The Body Politic: Corporeal Metaphor in Revolutionary France. . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993.
de la Roche, José Joaqúin P. Los Parises: Una familia de próceres. Bogotá: Juan Casis, 1919.
Delmas, Jean. Histoire militaire de la France : De 1715 à 1871, Edited by André Corvisier. Vol. 2. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1997.
Desan, Suzanne. The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Díaz, Arlene J. Female Citizens, Patriarchs, and the Law in Venezuela, 1786-1904. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.
Diouf, Sylviane A. Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons. New York: New York University Press, 2014.
Divall, Carole. Wellington's Worst Scrape: The Burgos Campaign, 1812. Barnsley, UK: Pen & Sword Military, 2012.
Guerres et armées napoléoniennes: nouveaux regards, Edited by Hervé Drévillon, Bertrand Fonck and Michel Roucaud. Paris: Nouveau Monde, 2013.
Drévillon, Hervé, and Olivier Wieviorka. Histoire militaire de la France: Des Mérovingiens au Second Empire. Vol. 1. Paris: Éditions Perrin, 2018.
Dubois, Laurent. A Colony of Citizens: Revolution & Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1787-1804. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
Dubois, Laurent. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
Dubois, Laurent. "Citizen Soldiers: Emancipation and Military Service in the Revolutionary French Caribbean." In Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, edited by Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan, 233-254. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
Dubois, Laurent. "Gendered Freedom: Citoyennes and War in the Revolutionary French Caribbean." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 58-70. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Dubois, Laurent, and John D. Garrigus. Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804: A Brief History with Documents. New York: Bedford–St. Martin's, 2006.