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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Moor, Jaap de. "The Recruitment of Indonesian Soldiers for the Dutch Colonial Army, c. 1700–1950." In Guardians of Empire: The Armed Forces of the Colonial Powers c. 1700-1964, edited by David Omissi and David Killingray, 53-69. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999.
Moore, Kate. The radium girls: the dark story of America's shining women. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2017.
Mora, Dennis Arias. "La Gran Guerra de las Mujeres: El Mundo en 1914 y los Orígenes del Feminismo Costarricense." Revista de Historia, no. 77 (2018): 45-82.
Morelon, Claire. "The Urban-Rural Antagonism in Prague during the First World War in a Comparative Perspective." In Frontwechsel: Österreich-Ungarns “Großer Krieg” im Vergleich, edited by Wolfram Dornik, Julia Walleczek and Stefan Wedrac, 325-344. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014.
Morin-Rotureau, Evelyne. Combats de femmes, 1914-1918 : les Françaises, pilier de l'effort de guerre. Paris: Editions Autrement, 2014.
Morrow, John H. The Great War: An Imperial History. London: Routledge, 2004.
Morton, Desmond. Fight or Pay: Soldiers Families in the Great War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2004.
Morton, Desmond. "Supporting Soldiers’ Wives and Families in the Great War: What Was Transformed?" In A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War, edited by Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw, 195-218. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History, Edited by A. Dirk Moses. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.
Moss, Mark. Manliness and Militarism : Educating Young Boys in Ontario for War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
Mosse, George L. Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Mosse, George L. The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Moyd, Michelle R. "'We Don’t Want to Die for Nothing': Askari at War in German East Africa, 1914-1918." In Race, Empire and First World War Writing, edited by Santanu Das, 90-107. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Mullen, John. Popular Song in the First World War: An International Perspective In Ashgate popular and folk music series. New York, NY: Routledge, 2019.
Münkler, Herfried. "Mythic Sacrifices and Read Corpses: Le Sacre du Printemps and the Great War." In Avatar of Modernity: The Rite of Spring Reconsidered, edited by Hermann Danuser and Heidy Zimmermann, 336-355. London ; Basel: Boosey & Hawkes ; Paul Sacher Foundation, 2013.
Myers, Charles S. Shell Shock in France, 1914-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1940.
Nagler, Jörg. "Victims of the Home Front: Enemy Aliens in the United States During the First World War." In Minorities in Wartime: National and Racial Groupings in Europe, North America, and Australia During the Two World Wars, edited by Panikos Panayi, 191-215. Oxford ; New York: Berg, 1993.
Naimark, Norman M. Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Nalty, Bernard C. Strength for the Fight: A History of Black Americans in the Military. New York: Free Press, 1986.
German Colonialism in a Global Age, Edited by Bradley Naranch and Geoff Eley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014.
Neiberg, Michael S. Fighting the Great War: A Global History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.
Nelson, Robert L. "German Comrades - Slavic Whores: Gender Images in the German Soldier Newspapers of the First World War." In Home/Front: The Military, War, and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany, edited by Karen Hagemann and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, 69-86. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2002.
Nelson, Robert L. German Soldier Newspapers of the First World War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Nelson, Amy. Music for the Revolution: Musicians and Power in Early Soviet Russia. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.
Nettelbeck, Colin. Dancing with de Beauvoir: Jazz and the French. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Press, 2004.
Nettlebeck, Amanda, Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, and Robert Foster. Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada. Vancouver; Toronto: UBC Press, 2016.
Neuhaus, Susan J., and Sharon Mascall-Dare. Not for Glory: A Centenary of Service by Medical Women to the Australian Army and Its Allies. Salisburg, Brisbane, Australia: Boolarong Press, 2014.
Nicholson, Virginia. Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived without Men After the First World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Noakes, Lucy. War and the British: Gender, Memory and National Identity. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 1998.
Noakes, Lucy. Women in the British Army: War and the Gentle Sex, 1907-1948. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
Nolan, Michael E. The Inverted Mirror: Mythologizing the Enemy in France and Germany, 1898-1914. New York; Oxford, UK: Berghahn, 2005.
Noonan, Norma C., and Carol Nechemias. Encyclopedia of Russian Women's Movements . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.
Norman, Allison. ""In Defense of the Empire": The Six Nations of the Grand River and the Great War." In A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War, edited by Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw, 29-50. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Nussbaum, Arthur. A Concise History of the Law of Nations. New York: MacMillan, 1947.

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