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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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.
Roberts, Mary Louise. Civilization Without Sexes: Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Roberts, Hannah. The WRNS in Wartime: The Women's Royal Naval Service 1917-45. London; New York: I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Robinson, Paul. Military Honour and the Conduct of War: From Ancient Greece to Iraq. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
The Struggle for Female Suffrage in Europe: Voting to Become Citizens, Edited by Blanca Rodriguez-Ruiz and Ruth Rubio-Marín. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Rogers, Anna. While You're Away: New Zealand Nurses at War 1899-1948. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2003.
Rohrkrämer, Thomas. "Heroes and Would-be Heroes: Veterans’ and Reservists’ Associations in Imperial Germany." In Anticipating Total War: the German and American Experiences, 1871-1914, edited by Manfred E. Boemeke, Roger Chickering and Stig Förster, 496. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Roper, Michael. "Maternal Relations: Moral Manliness and Emotional Survival in Letters Home during the First World War." In Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh, 295-315. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Roper, Michael. The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War. Manchester, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Roper, Michael. The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2009.
Rose, Sonya O. "The Politics of Service and Sacrifice in WWI Ireland and India." Twentieth Century British History 25, no. 3 (2014): 368-390.
Rosenbusch, Ute. Der Weg zum Frauenwahlrecht in Deutschland In Schriften zur Gleichstellung der Frau. - Baden-Baden : Nomos, 1996-2011. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2018.
Roshwald, Aviel, and Richard Stites. European Culture in the Great War: The Arts, Entertainment, and Propaganda, 1914-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Ross, William G. World War I and the American Constitution. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Rossiter, Margaret. Women Scientists in America: Struggles and Strategies to 1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.
Civilians and Modern War: Armed Conflict and the Ideology of Violence, Edited by Daniel Rothbart, Karina V. Korostelina and Mohammed Cherkaoui. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Rouette, Susanne, and Pamela Selwyn. "Mothers and Citizens: Gender and Social Policy in Germany after the First World War." Central European History 30, no. 1 (1997): 48-66.
Rouette, Susanne. "Mothers and Citizens: Gender and Social Policy in Germany after the First World War." Central European History 30, no. 1 (1997): 48-66.
Rozenblit, Marsha L. "For Fatherland and Jewish People: Jewish Women in Austria During World War I." In Authority, Identity, and the Social History of the Great War, edited by Frans Coetzee and Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee, 199-222. Providence, RI: Berghahan Books, 1995.
Rozenblit, Marsha L. "For the Fatherland and Jewish People: Jewish Women in Austria during World War I." In Authority, Identity and the Social History of the Great War, edited by Frans Coetzee and Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee, 199-222. Providence: Berghahn Books, 1995.
Rupp, Leila J. "Constructing Internationalism: The Case of Transnational Women's Organizations, 1888–1945." American Historical Review 99, no. 5 (1994): 1571-1600.
Rupp, Leila J. Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Ruthchild, Rochelle Goldberg. Equality and Revolution: Women's Rights in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917 In Pitt series in Russian and East European studies; Variation: Series in Russian and East European studies. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010.
Rutherdale, Robert Allen. Hometown Horizons: Local Responses to Canada's Great War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2004.
Rutherford, Jonathan. Forever England: Reflections on Masculinity and Empire. London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1997.
Music and Propaganda in the Short Twentieth Century, Edited by Massimiliano Sala. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2014.
Sanborn, Joshua A. Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905–1925. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011.
Sarafian, Ara. "The Archival Trail: Authentication of the Treatment of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, 1915-16." In Remembrance and Denial: The Case of the Armenian Genocide, edited by Richard G. Hovannisian, 51-66. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998.
Sarfatti, Michele. The Jews in Mussolini's Italy : from equality to persecution. Madison, U.S.A.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

Chapters:
The Jews at the coming of Fascism
The demography of Jewish life : the city, textiles, and books
The attack on Jewish equality (1922-1936)
The attack on Jewish rights (1936-1943)
The assault on Jewish lives (1943-1945)
Appendix 1 : Angelo Sereni's report to the Congress of Italian Jewish Communities (1925)
Appendix 2 : Report on the activities of the Union of the Italian Jewish Communities from June 1933 to September 1934
Appendix 3 : Italy's rabbis to their brethren (1937)

Sarnecky, Mary. A History of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.
Satia, Priya. Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2009.

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