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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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, 182-202. New York: 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: Imprenta de Juan Casis, 1919.
De Pauw, Linda Grant. "Women in Combat: The Revolutionary War Experience." Armed Forces & Society 7, no. 2 (1981): 209-226.
DeJean, Joan. "Violent Women and Violence against Women: Representing the 'Strong' Woman in Early Modern France." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 29, no. 1 (2003): 117-147.
Delmas, Jean. Histoire militaire de la France: de 1715 à 1871, Edited by André Corvisier and Anne Blanchard. Vol. 2. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1997.
Desan, Suzanne. The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Diaz, Arlene. 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.
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. "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.
Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, Edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press; Palgrave, 2004.
Dudink, Stefan, and Karen Hagemann. "Masculinity in Politics and War in the Age of Democratic Revolutions, 1750-1850." In Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh, 3-21. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Representing Masculinity: Male Citizenship in Modern Western Culture, Edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and Anna Clark. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Dueñas-Vargas, Guiomar. Del amor y otras pasiones: élites, política y familia en Bogotá, 1778-1870. Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2014.
Dugaw, Dianne. Warrior Women and Popular Balladry, 1650-1850. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
DuVal, Kathleen. Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. New York: Random House, 2015.
Napoleon and Europe, Edited by Philip Dwyer. Harlow, UK ; New York: Longman, 2001.
Dwyer, Philip G. "Public Remembering, Private Reminiscing: French Military Memoirs and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars." French Historical Studies 33, no. 2 (2010): 231-258.
Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing, and Atrocity Throughout History, Edited by Philip G. Dwyer and Lyndall Ryan. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.
Dwyer, Philip G. "Violence and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Massacre, Conquest and the Imperial Enterprise." Journal of Genocide Research 15, no. 2 (2013): 117-131.
Dwyer, Philip G. "War Stories: French Veteran Narratives and the ‘Experience of War’ in the Nineteenth Century." European History Quarterly 41, no. 4 (2011): 561-585.
Earle, Rebecca. "Rape and the Anxious Republic: Revolutionary Columbia, 1810-1830." In Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, edited by Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneaux, 127-142. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000.
Earle, Rebecca. The Return of the Native: Indians and Myth-Making in Spanish America 1810–1930. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
Easton, Fraser. "Gender's Two Bodies: Women Warriors, Female Husbands and Plebeian Life." Past & Present, no. 180 (2003): 131-174.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997.
Eisdale, Charles. Napoleon’s Wars: An International History, 1803–1815. London: Allen Lane, 2007.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, Edited by David Eltis, Paul Lachance, Manuel Barcia Paz, Steve Behrendt, Manolo Florentino, Antonio Mendes, David Richardson and Jelmer Vos. Atlanta, GA, 2009.