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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Geggus, David Patrick. Haitian Revolutionary Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.
Geggus, David. "Slave and Free Colored Women in Saint Domingue." In More than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas, edited by David Barry Gaspar and Darlene Clark Hine, 259-278. Slave and Free Women of Color in Colonial Saint-Domingue. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.
Geggus, David P. Slavery, War, and Revolution: The British Occupation of Saint Domingue, 1793-1798. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1982.
Geggus, David. "The Arming of Slaves in the Haitian Revolution." In Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, edited by Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan, 209-232. New Haven, CT ; London: Yale University Press, 2006.
The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, Edited by David Geggus. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 2001.
Gerstein, Marc. "Le Regard Consolateur Du Grand Homme’: Le Concours Pour La Bataille D'eulau." In L’oeil De Napoléon, edited by Dominique-Vivant Denon, 321-339. Paris: Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 1999.
Geva, Dorit. "Where the State Feared to Tread: Conscription and Local Patriarchalism in Modern France." Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 636, no. 1 (2011): 111-128.
Girard, Philippe R. "French Atrocities during the Haitian War of Independence." Journal of Genocide Research 15, no. 2 (2013): 133-149.
Girard, Philippe. "Rebelles with a Cause: Women in the Haitian War of Independence, 1802–1804." Gender & History 21, no. 1 (2009): 60-85.
Glenthøj, Rasmus, and Morten Nordhagen Ottosen. Experiences of War and Nationality in Denmark and Norway, 1807-1815. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Godineau, Dominique. The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.
The Frightful Stage: Political Censorship of the Theater in Nineteenth-Century Europe, Edited by Robert Justin Goldstein. New York: Berghahn Books, 2009.
Gordon-Reed, Annette. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. New York: Norton, 2009.
Gould, Eliga H. Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.
Gray, Edward G., and Jane Kamensky. The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Grez, Vicente. Las Mujeres de la Independencia. Santiago, Chile: Zig-Zag, 1966.
Las mujeres en la independencia de América Latina, Edited by Sara Beatriz Guardia. Lima: Centro de Estudios la Mujer en la Historia de América Latina, 2010.
Guiomar, Jean-Yves. L'invention de la guerre totale: XVIIIe-XXe siècle. Paris: Félin, 2004.
Gundersen, Joan R. To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Gutwirth, Madelyn. The Twilight of the Goddesses: Women and Representation in the French Revolutionary Era. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
A Companion to Women's Military History, Edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Hagemann, Karen. ""Heran, heran, zu Sieg oder Tod!": Entwürfe patriotisch-wehrhafter Männlichkeit in der Zeit der Befreiungskriege." In Männergeschichte — Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne, edited by Thomas Kühne, 51-69. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 1996.
Hagemann, Karen. ""Unimaginable Horror and Misery": The Battle of Leipzig in October 1813 in Civilian Experience and Perception." In Soldiers, Citizens and Civilians: Experiences and Perceptions of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1790-1820, edited by Alan Forrest, Karen Hagemann and Jane Rendall, 157-178. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Hagemann, Karen. "'Desperation to the Utmost': The Defeat of 1806 and the French Occupation in Prussian Experience and Perception." In The Bee and the Eagle: Napoleonic France and the End of the Holy Roman Empire, 1806, edited by Alan Forrest and Peter H. Wilson, 191-213. Basingstoke, UK ; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Hagemann, Karen. "A Valorous Volk Family: The Nation, the Military, and the Gender Order in Prussia in the Time of the Anti–Napoleonic Wars, 1806–15." In Gendered Nations: Nationalisms and Gender Order in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Blom, Ida, Karen Hagemann and Catherine Hall, 179-205. Oxford, UK ; New York: Berg Publishers , 2000.
Hagemann, Karen. "Celebrating War and Nation: Gender, Patriotism and Festival Culture during and after the Prussian Wars of Liberation." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Jane Rendall and Gisela Mettele, 284-304. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Hagemann, Karen. "Female Patriots: Women, War and the Nation in the Period of the Prussian-German Anti-Napoleonic Wars." Gender and History 16, no. 3 (2004): 396-424.
Hagemann, Karen. "Frauen, Nation und Krieg: Die Bedeutung der antinapoleonischen Kriege für die Geschlechterordnung – Geschichte, Nachwirkung und Erinnerung." In In 1813 im europäischen Kontext, 217-240. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2015.
Hagemann, Karen, Gisela Mettele, and Jane Rendall. Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Hagemann, Karen, and Jean H. Quataert. Gendering Modern German History: Rewriting Historiography. New York: Berghahn, 2008.
Hagemann, Karen. "Heldenmütter, Kriegerbräute und Amazonen: Entwürfe 'patriotischer' Weiblichkeit zur Zeit der Freiheitskrige." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Hagemann, Karen, and Jane Rendall. "Introduction: Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Wars of Revolution and Liberation, 1775-1830." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 1-37. War, culture and society, 1750-1850. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Hagemann, Karen. "Militär, Krieg und Geschlechterverhältnisse: Untersuchungen, Überlegungen und Fragen zur Militär-Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit." In Klio in Uniform? Probleme und Perspektiven einer modernen Militär-Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit, edited by Ralf Pröve, 35-88. Cologne: Böhlau Verlag, 1997.
Hagemann, Karen. "Military, War, and the Mainstreams: Gendering Modern German Military History." In Gendering Modern German History: Themes, Debates, Revisions, edited by Karen Hagemann and Jean H. Quataert, 63-85. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
Hagemann, Karen. "National Symbols and the Politics of Memory: The Prussian Iron Cross of 1813: Its Cultural Context and Its Aftermath." In War Memories: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Modern European Culture, edited by Alan I. Forrest, Etienne François and Karen Hagemann, 215-244. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.