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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Hagemann, Karen. Revisiting Prussia's Wars Against Napoleon: History, Culture, and Memory. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Hagemann, Karen. "The Military and Masculinity: Gendering the History of the French Wars, 1792–1815." In War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815, edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster, 331-352. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Hagemann, Karen, Stefan Dudink, and Sonya O. Rose. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, War, and the Western World since 1600. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.
Hagemann, Karen. "Venus und Mars: Reflexionen zur einer Geschlechtergeschichte von Militär und Krieg." In Landsknechte, Soldatenfrauen und Nationalkrieger: Militär, Krieg und Geschlechterordnung im historischen Wandel, edited by Karen Hagemann and Pröve, Ralf, 13-48. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 1998.
Hahn, Steven. The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom: The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2009.
Harms, Robert. The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade. New York: Basic Books, 2003.
Hartley, Janet M., Paul Keenan, and Dominic Lieven. Russia and the Napoleonic Wars. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Hartman, Saidiya V. Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Hartman, Saidiya. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Hartmann, Anja, and Heuser, Beatrice. War, Peace, and World Orders in European History. London; New York: Routledge, 2001.
Harvey, Robert. Liberators: Latin America's Struggle for Independence, 1810-1830. London: John Murray, 2000.
Haulman, Kate. The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Heidler, David S., and Jeanne T. Heidler. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Early America: From the Colonial Era to the Civil War. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Heineman, Elizabeth D. Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights. Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press, 2011.
Herrera, Ricardo A. American War of Independence. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Heuer, Jennifer Ngaire. The Family and the Nation: Gender and Citizenship in Revolutionary France, 1789-1830. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005.
The Routledge History of Slavery, Edited by Gad Heuman and Trevor Burnard. London; New York: Routledge, 2011.
Heuser, Beatrice. "Guibert: Prophet of Total War?" In War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815, edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster, 49-67. Washington, DC: German Historical Institute, 2013.
Hewitson, Mark. Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Heyrick, Elizabeth Coltman. Immediate, Not Gradual Abolition. London: Hatchard, 1837.
Central Africans and Cultural Transformations in the American Diaspora, Edited by Linda M. Heywood. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Higman, Barry William. A Concise History of the Caribbean. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Hilger, Stephanie M. "Autobiographical Selves: The Lebensbeschreibung of Regula Engel (1761-1853), the "Swiss Amazon"." Women in German Yearbook 25 (2009): 127-148.
Hippler, Thomas. Citizens, Soldiers, and National Armies: Military Service in France and Germany, 1789-1830. London; New York: Routledge; Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.
Hippler, Thomas. "The French Army, 1789-1914: Volunteers, Pressed Soldiers, and Conscripts." In Fighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500-2000, edited by Erik Jan Zurcher, 419-446. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014.
Hippler, Thomas. "Volunteers of the French Revolutionary Wars: Myths and Reinterpretations." In War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War, edited by Christine G. Krüger and Sonja Levsen, 23-33. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Hodgson, Godfrey. The Myth of American Exceptionalism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
Hohrath, Daniel, and Sönke Neitzel. Kriegsgreuel: Die Entgrenzung der Gewalt in kriegerischen Konflikten vom Mittelalter bis ins 20. Jahrhundert In Kriegsgreuel: Die Entgrenzung der Gewalt in kriegerischen Konflikten vom Mittelalter bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. The German Atrocities in the War of 1870/71 Using the Example of the Bavarians. Paderborn, Germany: Schöningh, 2008.
Holt, Thomas C. The Problem of Freedom: Race, Labor, and Politics in Jamaica and Britain, 1832-1938. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Holton, Woody. Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
Hopkin, David M. Soldier and Peasant in French Popular Culture, 1766-1870. Rochester, NY: Boydell Press for The Royal Historical Society, 2003.
Hopkin, David. "The World Turned Upside Down: Female Soldiers in the French Armies of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars." 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, 77-98. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Horne, John. "Defeat and Memory in Modern History." In Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era, edited by Jenny Macleod, 11-29. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.