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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Huber-Sperl, Rita. "Organized Women and the Strong State: The Beginnings of Female Associational Activity in Germany, 1810-1840." Journal of Women's History 13, no. 4 (2002): 81-105.
Hufton, Olwen H. Women and the Limits of Citizenship in the French Revolution. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992.
Hünefeldt, Christine. Paying the Price of Freedom: Family and Labor among Lima’s Slaves, 1800-1854. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994.
Hunt, Paula D. "Sybil Ludington, the Female Paul Revere: The Making of a Revolutionary War Heroine." New England Quarterly 88, no. 2 (2015): 187-222.
Hurl-Eamon, Jennine. Marriage and the British Army in the Long Eighteenth Century: 'The Girl I Left Behind Me'. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Hütte, Werner Otto. Die Geschichte des eisernen Kreuzes und seine Bedeutung für das preußische und deutsche Auszeichnungswesen von 1813 bis zur Gegenwart. Vol. PhD. Bonn: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, 1967.
Ireland, Owen S. Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017.
Irvin, Benjamin H. Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People Out of Doors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
James, Leighton S. "Invasion and Occupation: Civilian-Military Relations in Central Europe during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars." In Civilians and War in Europe, 1618–1815, edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith, 225-240. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
James, C. L. R. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. New York: The Dial Press, 1938.
James, Leighton S. Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Jardin, Étienne. Music and War in Europe From the French Revolution to WWI . Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.
Jasanoff, Maya. Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Jenson, Deborah. Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011.
Johnson, Sherry. "Maintaining the Home Front: Widows, Wives and War in Late Eighteenth Century Cuba." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 206-224. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Johnson, Rashauna. Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Jones, Peter. John & Abigail Adams. United States: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2007.
Jones, Robert. Literature, Gender and Politics in Britain during the War for America, 1770-1785. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Jung, Moon-Ho. Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Kadish, Doris Y. Slavery in the Caribbean Francophone World: Distant Voices, Forgotten Acts, Forged Identities. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.
Kadish, Doris Y., and Françoise Massardier-Kenney. Translating Slavery. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2010.
Kann, Mark E. A Republic of Men: The American Founders, Gendered Language, and Patriarchal Politics. New York ; London: New York University Press, 1998.
Kanter, Deborah E. Hijos del Pueblo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730–1850. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Imagining Transatlantic Slavery, Edited by Cora Kaplan and John Oldfield. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Karasch, Mary C. Before Brasilia: Frontier Life in Central Brazil. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016.
Keep, John L. H. Soldiers of the Tsar: Army and Society in Russia, 1462-1874. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.
Kelly, Gary. Revolutionary Feminism: The Mind and Career of Mary Wollstonecraft. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Kennedy, Catriona. "From the Ballroom to the Battlefield: British Women and Waterloo." 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, 137-156. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Kennedy, Catriona. "John Bull into Battle: Military Masculinity and the British Army Officer during the Napoleonic Wars." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 127-146. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Soldiering in Britain and Ireland, 1750-1850: Men of Arms, Edited by Catriona Kennedy and Matthew McCormack. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Kierner, Cynthia A. Southern Women in Revolution, 1776-1800: Personal and Political Narratives. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.
Klein, Herbert S. The Atlantic Slave Trade. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Knott, Sarah. Sensibility and the American Revolution. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Knouff, Gregory T. "Masculinity, Race and Citizenship: Soldiers' Memories of the American Revolution." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 325-342. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Knox, MacGregor. "Mass Politics and Nationalism as Military Revolutions: The French Revolution and After." In The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050, edited by MacGregor Knox and Williamson Murray, 57-73. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.