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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Dudink, Stefan, Karen Hagemann, and John Tosh. Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 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.
Duhet, Paule-Marie. Les Femmes et la Révolution, 1789-1794. Paris: Julliard, 1971.
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.
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. "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 A. Spain and the Independence of Colombia 1810-25. Exeter, UK: University of Exeter Press, 2000.
Earle, Rebecca. The Return of the Native: Indians and Myth-Making in Spanish America 1810–1930. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
Edgerton, Robert B. Hidden Heroism: Black Soldiers in America’s Wars. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001.
Eisdale, Charles. Napoleon’s Wars: An International History, 1803–1815. London: Allen Lane, 2007.
Epstein, Anne R., and Rachel G. Fuchs. Gender and Citizenship in Historical and Transnational Perspective: Agency, Space, Borders. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Esdaile, Charles J., and Philip Freeman. Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814: Occupation, Siege, Aftermath. Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Esdaile, Charles. Fighting Napoleon: Guerrillas, Bandits and Adventurers in Spain, 1808-1814. New Haven, CT ; London: Yale University Press, 2004.
Esdaile, Charles. Peninsular Eyewitnesses: The Experience of War in Spain and Portugal 1808-1813. Barnsley, UK: Pen & Sword Military, 2008.
Esdaile, Charles J. Popular Resistance in the French Wars: Patriots, Partisans and Land Pirates. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Esdaile, Charles J. The Spanish Army in the Peninsular War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988.
Esdaile, Charles J. The Wars of Napoleon. London: Routledge, 2019.
Esdaile, Charles J. Women in the Peninsular War. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014.
Eustace, Nicole. 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.
Eyck, Gunther F. Loyal Rebels: Andreas Hofer and the Tyrolean Uprising of 1809. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986.
Fahrmeir, Andreas. Citizenship: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Concept. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007.
Fernández, Elena. Mujeres en la Guerra de la Independencia In Historia y Sociedad. Madrid: Silex Ediciones, 2009.
Ferrer, Ada. Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Festa, Lynn Mary. "Humanity without Feathers." Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 1, no. 1 (2010): 3-27.
Fick, Carolyn E. The Making of Haiti: The Saint Domingue Revolution from Below. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1990.
Finch, Aisha K. Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
Firme, Annemarie, and Ramona Hocker. Von Schlachthymnen und Protestsongs: Zur Kulturgeschichte des Verhältnisses von Musik und Krieg. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2006.
Fischer, Sibylle. Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.
Fischer, Kirsten. Suspect Relations: Sex, Race, and Resistance in Colonial North Carolina. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002.
Fisher, John. Bourbon Peru, 1750-1824. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.
Fontana y Làzaro, Josep, and Ramón Villares. Historia de España: La época del liberalismo. Barcelona: Marcial Pons, 2007.
Forrest, Alan. "Citizenship and Military Service." In The French Revolution and the Meaning of Citizenship, edited by Renée Waldinger, Philip Dawson and Isser Woloch, 153-165. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.
Forrest, Alan. "Citizenship, Honour and Masculinity: Military Qualities under the French Revolution and Empire." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 93-109. Basingstoke, UK, and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Forrest, Alan. "Conscription as Ideology: Revolutionary France and the Nation in Arms." Comparative Social Research 20, no. 2 (2002): 95-115.