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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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.
Goya, Francis de. The Disaster of War. London: Phaidon, 1937.
Graves, Dianne. In the Midst of Alarms: The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812. Montreal: Robin Brass Studio, 2007.
Gray, Edward G., and Jane Kamensky. The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Grez, Vicente, and Raúl Silva Castro. 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.
Guibert, Jacques Antoine Hippolyte de. Essai général de tactique. London: Libraires Associés, 1772.
Guiomar, Jean-Yves. L’Invention de la guerre totale, xviiie–xxe siècle. Paris: Le Félin Kiron, 2004.
Gundersen, Joan R. To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1996.
Gutwirth, Madelyn. The Twilight of the Goddesses: Women and Representation in the French Revolutionary Era. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
Guy, Donna J. "Gender and Sexuality in Latin America." In The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History, edited by Jose C. Moya, 375-381. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
A Companion to Women's Military History, Edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Hacker, Barton C. "Women and Military Institutions in Early Modern Europe: A Reconnaissance." Signs 6, no. 4 (1981): 643-671.
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. "'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 ; New York: 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, UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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. "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. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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. "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.
Hagist, Don N. "The Women of the British Army in America." Brigade Dispatch 24, no. 3-4 (1994): 2-10.
Hagist, Don N. "The Women of the British Army in America." Brigade Dispatch XXV, no. 2 (1995): 8-14.
Hahn, Steven. The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom: The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2009.
Hämäläinen, Pekka. The Comanche Empire. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.