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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Phillips, Kathy. Manipulating Masculinity: War and Gender in Modern British and American Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Philo-Gill, Samantha. The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in France, 1917-1921: women urgently wanted. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, 2017.
Piana, Francesca. International Refugee Regime: Humanitarianism in the Wake of the First World War. Vol. PhD. Geneva: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2013.
Nation, Empire, Colony : Historicizing Gender and Race, Edited by Ruth Roach Pierson and Nupur Chaudhuri. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.
Piggott, Juliet. Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps. London: Cooper, 1975.
Nation, Politik und Geschlecht: Frauenbewegungen und Nationalismus in der Moderne, Edited by Ute Planert. Frankfurt/Main: Campus, 2000.
La Grande guerre: une histoire culturelle, Edited by Philippe Poirrier. Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 2015.
Pollard, Lisa. Nurturing the nation: the family politics of modernizing, colonizing and liberating Egypt, 1805-1923. Berkeley, United States: University of California Press, 2005.
Ponichtera, Robert M. "Feminists, Nationalists, and Soldiers: Women in the Fight for Polish Independence." The International History Review 19, no. 1 (1997): 16-31.
Poulos, Margaret. Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.
Powell, Julie M. "Shock Troupe: Medical Film and the Performance of ‘Shell Shock’ for the British Nation at War." Social History of Medicine 30, no. 2 (2017): 323-435.
Powell, Anne. Women in the War Zone: Hospital Service in the First World War. New York: History Press, 2013.
Prelinger, Elizabeth, and Barton C. Hacker. ""The Spirit of Woman Power": Representation of Women in World War I Posters." In A Companion to Women's Military History, edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining, 453-484. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Presley, Cora Ann. Kikuyu Women, the Mau Mau Rebellion, and Social Change in Kenya. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992.
Proctor, Tammy M. "An American Enterprise? British Participation in US Food Relief Programs." First World War Studies 5, no. 1 (2014): 42.
Proctor, Tammy M. Civilians in a World at War, 1914-1918. New York: New York University Press, 2010.
Proctor, Tammy M. Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War. New York: New York University, 2003.
Prost, Antoine. Les anciens combattants et la société française, 1914-1939. Paris: Presses de la Fondation nationale des sciences politiques, 1977.
Prusin, Alexander V. The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Pugliese, Stanislao G. Fascism, anti-fascism, and the resistance in Italy : 1919 to the present. Lanham, U.S.A.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
Pugsley, Christopher. The ANZAC Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War. Auckland : Reed Publishing, 2004.
Puymège, Gérard de. "Chauvin, le soldat-laboureur: contribution à l'étude des nationalismes.", 293. Paris: Gallimard, 1993.
Quataert, Jean H. "Gendered Medical Services in Red Cross Field Hospitals during the First Balkan War and World War I." In Peace, War, and Gender from Antiquity to the Present: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Jost Düffler and Robert Frank, 219-233. Essen: Klartext, 2009.
Quataert, Jean H. Staging Philanthropy: Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.
Quesada, Alejandro M. de, and Chris Dale. Imperial German Colonial and Overseas Troops 1885-1918. Long Island City, NY; Oxford, UK: Osprey, 2013.
Quigley, Paul, and James Hawdon. Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Quiney, Linda J. "Sharing the Halo: Social and Professional Tensions in the Work of World War I Canadian Volunteer Nurses." Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 9, no. 1 (1998).
Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Survey, Edited by Amy E. Randall. London ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Ransel, David L. Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria In Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies; Variation: Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Rauchensteiner, Manfried. Der Tod des Doppeladlers: Österreich-Ungarn und der Erste Weltkrieg. Graz, Austria: Styria Verlag, 1993.
Rawls, Walton. Wake up, America!: World War I and the American Poster. New York: Abbeville Press, 1988.
Read, Geoff. The Republic of Men: Gender and the Political Parties in Interwar France. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2014.

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