Secondary Literature on the Age of First World War

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 select secondary literature on regions and themes 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 for this period include:

  • First World War (1914–18)
  • Russian Civil War (1917–22)
  • Irish War of Independence and Civil War (1919–23)

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Attwood, Lynne. Creating the New Soviet Woman : Women's Magazines as Engineers of Female Identity, 1922-53 In Studies in Russian and East European history and society; Variation: Studies in Russian and East European history and society. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Audoin-Rouzeau, Stéphane, and Annette Becker. 14–18: Understanding the Great War. New York: Hill and Wang, 2002.
La Grande Guerre des musiciens, Edited by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau, Estebán Buch, Myriam Chimènes and Georgie Durosoir. Lyon: Symétrie, 2009.
The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies, Edited by Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Aulich, James. War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication. London ; New York: Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Axelrod, Alan. Selling the Great War: The Making of American Propaganda. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History, Edited by Benjamin Maria Baader, Paul Frederick Lerner and Sharon Gillerman. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Babic, Annessa. America's Changing Icons: Constructing Patriotic Women from World War I to the Present. Lanham, United States: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Bader-Zaar, Birgitta. "Women’s Suffrage and War: World War I and Political Reform in a Comparative Perspective." In Suffrage, Gender and Citizenship: International Perspectives on Parliamentary Reforms, edited by Irma Sulkunen, Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi and Pirjo Markkola, 193-218. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
Baillie, Myra, and Richard Rempel. The Women of Red Clydeside: Women Munitions Workers in the West of Scotland During the First World War. Ontario, Canada: McMaster University, 2002.
Baillie, Myra. The Women of Red Clydeside: Women Munitions Workers in the West of Scotland During the First World War In History. Vol. Ph.D. Hamilton, Ontario: McMaster University, 2002.
Baillie, Myra. The Women of Red Clydeside: Women Munitions Workers in the West of Scotland during the First World War. Vol. Ph.D. Ottawa, Canada: McMaster University , 2002.
Balkelis, Tomas. War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Banerjee, Argha. Women's Poetry and the First World War (1914-1918) In Gender & History. New Delhi, India: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 2014.
Bard, Christine. Les Filles de Marianne: Histoire Des Féminismes 1914-1940. Paris: Fayard, 1995.
Barham, Peter. Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
Bariéty, Jacques, and Antoine Fleury. Mouvements et initiatives de paix dans la politique internationale, 1867–1928. Bern: Peter Lang, 1987.
Baron, Beth. Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Barthou, Louis. "L'effort de la femme franc̦aise." In Sur les routes du droit , 133-171. Paris, France: Bloud & Gay, 1917.
Bartov, Omer. Mirrors of Destruction: War, Genocide, and Modern Identity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Bayly, Christopher Alan. The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914: Global Connections and Comparisons. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2004.
Bean, Dalea. Jamaican Women and the World Wars on the Front Lines of Change. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Bean, Dalea. "‘Masculine Duties and Feminine Powers’: Gender and Recruiting Efforts During World War I." Jamaican Women and the World Wars (2017): 87-114.
Beattie, Peter M. The Tribute of Blood: Army, Honor, Race, and Nation in Brazil, 1864–1945. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
Beaumont, Joan. "Lives of the First World War." Public Historian 39, no. 2 (2017): 108-110.
Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Conflict and Memory in a Transnational World, Edited by Dimitar Bechev and Kalypso Nicolaïdis. London: Tauris, 2010.
Becker, Annette. "Captive Civilians." In The Cambridge History of the First World War, edited by Jay Winter, 72-95. Vol. 2., 2014.
Becker, Annette. "Life in an Occupied Zone: Lille, Roubaix, Tourcoing." In Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced, edited by Hugh Cecil and Peter Liddle, 630-641. London: Leo Cooper, 1996.
Becker, Annette. "Life in an Occupied Zone: Lille, Roubaix, Tourcoing ." In Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced, edited by Hugh Cecil and Peter Liddle, 630-641. London, UK: Leo Cooper, 1996.
Beddoe, Deirdre. Back to Home and Duty: Women Between the Wars, 1918-1939. London ; Boston: Pandora Press, 1989.
Beddoe, Deirdre. Back to Home and Duty: Women Between the Wars, 1918-1939. London ; San Francisco: Pandora Press, 1989.
Belkin, Aaron. Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Facade of American Empire, 1898-2001. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Belzer, Allison S. Women and the Great War: Femininity Under Fire in Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Benadus, Lorenzo. The Enemy of the New Man: Homosexuality in Fascist Italy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012.

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