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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Childs, Matt. The 1812 Aponte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle against Atlantic Slavery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Domesticating the Empire: Race, Gender, and Family Life in French and Dutch Colonialism, Edited by Julia Ann Clancy-Smith and Frances Gouda. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998.
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Russia's Women: Accommodation, Resistance, Transformation, Edited by Barbara Evans Clements, Barbara Alpern Engel and Christine Worobec. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
Clyman, Toby W., and Judith Vowles. Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.
Cohn, Carol. "Wars, Wimps, and Women: Talking Gender and Thinking War." In Gendering War Talk, edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott, 227-248. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.
Glanz— Gewalt— Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918), Edited by Laurence Cole, Christa Hämmerle and Martin Scheutz. 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.
Conner, Susan P. "Les Femmes Militaires: Women in the French Army 1792–1815." Proceedings of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe 12 (1982): 291-302.
Conway, Stephen. A Short History of the American Revolutionary War. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Conway, Stephen. "British Soldiers at Home: The Civilian Experience in Wartime." In Civilians and War in Europe 1618-1815, edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith, 129-144. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
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.
Conway, Stephen. "The British Army, 'Military Europe,' and the American War of Independence." William & Mary Quarterly 67, no. 1 (2010): 69-100.
Cookson, John E. The British Armed Nation, 1793-1815. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Cooper, Nicola. France in Indochina: Colonial Encounters. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg, 2001.
Cooper, Sandi. Patriotic Pacifism: Waging War on War in Europe, 1815-1914. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
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.
Waterloo, Lieu de Mémoire européenne (1815-2000): Histoire et Controverses, Edited by Pierre Couvreur and Watelet, Marcel. Louvain-la-Neuve: Association franco-européenne de Waterloo, 2000.
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, 2015.
Craton, Michael. Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982.
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. La Vida cotidiana en La Paz durante la guerra de la Independencia, 1800-1825. La Paz: Editorial de la Universidad de San Andrés, 1975.
Crouch, Christian Ayne. Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014.
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.
La Révolution française: La guerre et la frontière, Edited by Monique Cubells. Paris: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2000.
Daly, Gavin, Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft, and Hannah Smith. "Plunder on the Peninsular: British Soldiers and Local Civilians during the Peninsular War, 1808–1813." In Civilians and War in Europe, 1618–1815, 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 ; New York: 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.

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