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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Puymège, Gérard de. "Chauvin, le soldat-laboureur: contribution à l'étude des nationalismes.", 293. Paris: Gallimard, 1993.
Pyecroft, Susan. "British Working Women and the First World War." Historian 56, no. 4 (1994): 699-710.

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Pyecroft, Susan. "British Working Women and the First World War." Historian 56, no. 4 (1994): 699-710.
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).
Rachamimov, Alon. "The Disruptive Comforts of Drag: (Trans)Gender Performances among Prisoners of War in Russia, 1914–1920." American Historical Review 111, no. 2 (2006): 362-382.
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.
Rehding, Alexander. Music and Monumentality: Commemoration and Wonderment in Nineteenth-Century Germany. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Reicher, Stephen, and Nick Hopkins. Self and Nation: Categorization, Contestation and Mobilization. London: Sage, 2001.
Reigel, Corey W. The Last Great Safari: East Africa in World War I. Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD, 2015.
Reinders, Robert C. "Racialism on the Left: E. D. Morel and the 'Black Horror on the Rhine'." International Review of Social History 13, no. 1 (1968): 1-28.
Colonial Armies in Southeast Asia, Edited by Tobias Rettig and Karl Hack. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2011.
Reynolds, David. The Long Shadow : The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.
Reznick, Jeffrey. Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Rhoades, Michelle K. "Renegotiating French Masculinity: Medicine and Venereal Disease during the Great War." French Historical Studies 29, no. 2 (2006): 293-297.
Rich, Paul B. Race and Empire in British Politics. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Riesenberger, Dieter. Das Deutsche Rote Kreuz: Eine Geschichte 1864–1990. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2002.
Rissman, Rebecca, and Amelia Underwood. Women in War. Minneapolis, MN: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, 2017.
Rivière, Antoine. ""Special Decisions": Children Born as the Result of German Rape and Handed Over to Public Assistance during the Great War (1914–18)." In Rape in Wartime, edited by Raphaëlle Branche and Fabrice Virgili, 184-200. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Rizzo, Tracey. Intimate Empires: Body, Race and Gender in the Modern World, Edited by Steven Gerontakis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Robb, George. British Culture and the First World War. New York: Palgrave, 2002.
Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914–1919, Volume 2: A Cultural History, Edited by Jean-Louis Robert and Jay M. Winter. Vol. 2. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Robert, Krisztina. "Gender, Class, and Patriotism: Women's Paramilitary Units in First World War Britain." International History Review 19, no. 1 (1997): 52-65.
Robert, Jean-Louis. "Women and Work in France during the First World War." In The Upheaval of War: Family, Work, and Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918, edited by Wall, Richard and Jay M. Winter, 251-267. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Roberts, Barbara. "Why do Women do Nothing to End the War?" Canadian Feminist-Pacifists and the Great War In Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women Overview. Ottawa: Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), 1985.

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