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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Landes, Joan B. Women and the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996.
Lee, Wayne E. Barbarians and Brothers: Anglo-American Warfare, 1500-1865. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Lever, Évelyne. Paris sous la Terreur. Paris: Fayard, 2019.
Lieven, Dominic. Russia against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814. London: Allen Lane, 2009.
Linch, Kevin, and Matthew McCormack. Britain's Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society, 1715-1815. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Lindman, Janet Moore. ""Play the Man ... for Your Bleeding Country": Military Chaplains as Gender Brokers During the American Revolution." In New Men: Manliness in Early America, edited by Thomas A. Foster, 236-255. New York: New York University Press, 2011.
Linebaugh, Peter, and Marcus Rediker. The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000.
Lüdtke, Alf. "Die Kaserne." In Orte des Alltags, edited by Heinz-Gerhard Haupt, 227-237. The barracks. Munich: C.H. Beck Verlag, 1994.
Luh, Jürgen. Kriegskunst in Europa 1650–1800. Cologne: Böhlau, 2004.
Lynch, John. San Martín: Argentine Soldier, American Hero. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
Macleod, Emma V. "'Thinking Minds of Both Sexes': Patriotism, British Bluestockings and the Wars against Revolutionary America and France, 1775–1802." In Gender, War and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775-1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 247-264. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Macleod, Jenny. Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Maierhofer, Waltraud, Gertrud M. Roesch, and Caroline Bland. Women Against Napoleon: Historical and Fictional Responses to his Rise and Legacy. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2007.
Mair, Lucille Mathurin, Hilary McD. Beckles, and Verene A. Shepherd. A Historical Study of Women in Jamaica, 1655-1844. Kingston, Jamaica: Centre for Gender and Development Studies, 2006.
Marks, Patricia H. Deconstructing Legitimacy: Viceroys, Merchants, and the Military in Late Colonial Peru. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007.
Martin, Jean-Clément. La guerre civile: Entre Histoire et Mémoire. Nantes: Ouest éditions, 1995.
Martin, Brian Joseph. Napoleonic Friendship: Military Fraternity, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.
Mayer, Holly A. "Bearing Arms, Bearing Burdens: Women Warriors, Camp Followers and Home-Front Heroines of the American Revolution." In Gender, War, and Politics: Transatlantic Perspectives, 1775–1830, edited by Karen Hagemann, Gisela Mettele and Jane Rendall, 169-187. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Mayer, Holly A. Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1999.
McCormack, Matthew. Embodying the Militia in Georgian England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
McCullough, Roy L. Coercion, Conversion and Counterinsurgency in Louis XIV's France. Vol. 42. Leiden, nl: Brill, 2007.
McEvoy, Carmen, and Alejandro M. Rabinovich. Tiempo de Guerra: Estado, Nación y Conflicto Armado en el Perú, Siglos XVII-XIX. Lima: IEP Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2018.
McFarlane, Anthony. War and Independence in Spanish America. New York: Routledge, 2013.
McLaughlin, Redmond. The Royal Army Medical Corps. London: L. Cooper, 1972.
Meisel, Seth. ""The Fruit of Freedom": Slaves and Citizens in Early Republican Argentina." In Slaves, Subjects, and Subversives: Blacks in Colonial Latin America, edited by Jane G. Landers and Barry M. Robinson, 273-306. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
Melzer, Sara E., and Leslie W. Rabine. Rebel Daughters: Women and the French Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Merritt, Jane T. "Native Peoples in the Revolutionary War." In The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution, edited by Jane Kamensky and Edward G. Gray, 234-49. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Mills, H. Sinclair. The Vivandiere: History, Tradition, Uniform and Service. Collinswood, NJ: C. W. Historicals, 1988.
Mjøset, Lars, and Stephen Van Holde. The Comparative Study of Conscription in the Armed Forces. Amsterdam: JAI, 2002.
Monsalve, José Dolores. Mujeres de la Independencia. Bogotá: Academia de HIstoria, 1926.
Moran, Daniel, and Arthur Waldron. The People in Arms: Military Myth and National Mobilization Since the French Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Morrissey, Marietta. Slave Women in the New World: Gender Stratification in the Caribbean. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1989.
Mosse, George L. Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Moya, Jose C. The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Murray, Pamela S. For Glory and Bolívar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Sáenz, 1797-1856. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.
Myerly, Scott Hughes. British Military Spectacle: From the Napoleonic Wars Through the Crimea. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.