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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Ortega, Marie-Linda, and Sylvie Turc-Zinopoulos. De la Violencia y de las Mujeres: España, 1808-1918. Brussels, Belgium: P.I.E. Peter Lang, DL, 2017.
Os, Nicole A. N. M. van. Feminism, Philanthropy & Patriotism: Female Associational Life in the Ottoman Empire. Leiden: Universiteit Leiden: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, 2013.
Osório, Ana de Castro, and Fátima de Castro. En temps de guerre : aux soldats et aux femmes de mon pays, Portugal, 1914-1918 In Mondes lusophones. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2018.
Ostrovsky, Erika. Eye of Dawn : The Rise and Fall of Mata Hari. New York: Macmillan, 1978.
Ouditt, Sharon. Fighting Forces, Writing Women: Identity and Ideology in the First World War. London ; New York: Routledge, 1994.
Owens, Rosemary Cullen, and Maryann Gialanella Valiulis. "Women and Pacifism in Ireland 1915-1932." In Women and Irish History. Dublin: Wolfhound Press, 1997.
Paddock, Troy R. E. A Call to Arms: Propaganda, Public Opinion, and Newspapers in the Great War. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004.
Paddock, Troy R. E. World War I and Propaganda. Leiden: Brill, 2014.
Page, Melvin. The Chiwaya War: Malawians In The First World War. Boulder: Westview Press, 2000.
Paice, Edward. Tip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
Painter, Nell Irvin. Southern History across the Color Line. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Paletschek, Sylvia, and Sylvia Schraut. The Gender of Memory: Cultures of Remembrance in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe. Frankfurt/M ; New York: Campus, 2008.
Paletschek, Sylvia, and Sylvia Schraut. The Gender of Memory: Cultures of Remembrance in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe. Frankfurt: Campus, 2008.
Palmer, Svetlana, and Sarah Wallis. Intimate voices from the First World War . New York: W. Morrow, 2003.
Paoletti, Ciro. A Military History of Italy. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2008.
Paret, Peter, Beth Irwin Lewis, and Paul Paret. Persuasive Images: Posters of War and Revolution from the Hoover Institution Archives. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992.
Paret, Peter. Understanding War: Essays on Clausewitz and the History of Military Power. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.
Parker, Geoffrey. "Introduction: The Western Way of War." In The Cambridge History of Warfare, edited by Geoffrey Parker, 1-11. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
The Cambridge History of Warfare, Edited by Geoffrey Parker. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare: The Triumph of the West, Edited by Geoffrey Parker. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Pasler, Jann. Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
Passmore, Kevin. Women, gender, and fascism in Europe, 1919-45. New Brunswick, U.S.A.: Manchester University Press, 2003.

Chapters:
Italy / Perry Willson
Germany / Kirsten Heinsohn
Romania / Maria Bucur
Hungary / Mária M. Kovács
Serbia, Croatia and Yugoslavia / Carol S. Lilly and Melissa Bokovoy
Serbia / Carol S. Lilly
Croatia / Melissa Bokovoy
Latvia / Mara I. Lazda
Poland / Dobrochna Kałwa
France / Cheryl Koos and Daniella Sarnoff
Spain / Mary Vincent
Britain / Martin Durham
Europe / Kevin Passmore.

Pati, Budheswar. India and the First World War. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, 1996.
Pati, Budheswar. India and the First World War (CXX). New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, 1996.
Paulson, Daryl S., and Stanley Krippner. Haunted by combat: understanding PTSD in war veterans including women, reservists, and those coming back from Iraq. Westport, U.S.A.: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Paxton, Nancy. Writing Under The Raj: Gender, Race, and Rape in the British Colonial Imagination, 1830-1947. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999.
Payne, Stanley G. Politics and the Military in Modern Spain. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1967.
Pedersen, Susan. Family, Dependence, and the Origins of the Welfare State: Britain and France, 1914-1945. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Pedersen, Susan. The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Penslar, Derek J. Jews and the Military: A History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.
Perry, Heather R. Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine, and Modernity in WWI Germany. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014.
Petrone, Karen. "Family, Masculinity, and Heroism in Russian War Posters of the First World War." In Borderlines: Genders and Identities in War and Peace 1870-1930, edited by Billie Melman, 95-120. New York: Routledge, 1998.
Petrone, Karen. The Great War in Russian Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.
Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan. Jews in the Russian Army, 1827-1917: Drafted into Modernity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Philips, Murray G. "Sport, War, and Gender Images: The Australian Sportsman’s Battalions and the First World War." International Journal of the History of Sport 14, no. 1 (1997): 78-96.

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