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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Soutou, Georges-Henri. "How History Shapes War." In The Oxford Handbook of War, edited by Julian Lindley-French and Yves Boyer, 43-56. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Sowers, Susan R., US Army War College, and Defense Technical U.S.). Women Combatants in World War I: A Russian Case Study In USAWC strategy research project; Variation: USAWC strategy research project. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army War College, 2003.
Sowers, Susan R., Army War Colleg S.), and Defense Technical U.S.). Women Combatants in World War I: a Russian Case Study In USAWC strategy research project; Variation: USAWC strategy research project. Carlisle Barracks, PA, USA: U.S. Army War College, 2003.
Sowers, Susan R., Army War Colleg U.S.), and Defense Technical U.S.). Women Combatants in World War I: A Russian Case Study In USAWC strategy research project; Variation: USAWC strategy research project. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army War College, 2003.
Speck, Catherine. Beyond the Battlefield : Women Artists of the Two World Wars. London, UK: Reaktion Books, 2014.
Spierenburg, Pieter. "Violence: Reflections About a Word." In Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot and Pieter Spierenburg, 13-26. New York: Springer, 2007.
Stanley, Jo. A history of the Royal Navy : women and the Royal Navy. London: I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Stargardt, Nicholas. The German Idea of Militarism: Radical and Socialist Critics, 1866–1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Steinson, Barbara J. American Women’s Activism in World War I. New York: Garland Publishing, 1982.
Sterner, Doris M. In and Out of Harm's Way: A History of the Navy Nurse Corps. Seattle: Peanut Butter Publications , 1997.
Stienstra, Deborah. Women's Movements and International Organizations. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Stites, Richard. The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978.

1990 edition published (Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press).

Stites, Richard. The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1977.
Stoff, Laurie. Russia's Sisters of Mercy and the Great War: More Than Binding Men's Wounds In Modern war studies; Variation: Modern war studies. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015.
Stoff, Laurie S. They Fought for the Motherland: Russia's Women Soldiers in World War I and the Revolution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2006.
Storey, Neil. WRNS: the Women's Royal Naval Service. Vol. 1. Oxford, UK: Bloomsbury Shire, 2017.
Colonial Soldiers in Europe, 1914–1945: “Aliens in Uniform” in Wartime Societies, Edited by Eric Storm and Ali Al Tuma. New York ; London: Routledge, 2016.
Strachan, Hew. European Armies and the Conduct of War. London and Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1983.
Strachan, Hew, and Sibylle Scheipers. "Introduction: The Changing Character of War." In The Changing Character of War, edited by Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers, 1-26. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Strachan, Hew. The First World War: To Arms. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Strachan, Hew. The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
World War I: A History, Edited by Hew Strachan. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Street, Kori. "Patriotic, Not Permanent: Attitudes about Women’s Making Bombs and Being Bankers." 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, 148-170. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Streets-Salter, Heather. Martial Races: The Military, Race and Masculinity in British Imperial Culture, 1857-1914. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 2011.
Suffrage, Gender and Citizenship: International Perspectives on Parliamentary Reforms, Edited by Irma Sulkunen, Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi and Pirjo Markkola. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

Introduction; Irma Sulkunen and Pirjo Markkola

PART I: Radical Peripheries: Pacific Countries and Scandinavia

Suffrage, Gender and Sovereignty in New Zealand; Charlotte Macdonald

Colonialism, Power and Women’s Political Citizenship in Australia, 1894–1908; Patricia Grimshaw

Voting Women before Women’s Suffrage in Sweden 1720–1870; Åsa Karlsson Sjögren

Suffrage, Nation and Citizenship – The Finnish Case in an International Context; Irma Sulkunen

Excluded from Universal Suffrage: Finland 1906–1917; Minna Harjula

Summers, Anne. Angels and Citizens: British Women As Military Nurses, 1854-1914. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988.
Summerskill, Michael Brynmôr. China on the Western Front: Britain's Chinese Work Force in the First World War. London: Michael Summerskill, 1982.
Suny, Ronald Grigor. "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015.
A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire, Edited by Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Müge Göçek and Norman M. Naimark. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Surkis, Judith. Sexing the Citizen: Morality and Masculinity in France, 1870-1920. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.
Swanwick, Helena. Builders of Peace: Being Ten Years' History of the Union of Democratic Control. London: Swathmore Press, 1924.
Sweeney, Regina M. Singing Our Way to Victory: French Cultural Politics and Music During the Great War. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001.
Swettenham, John. Canada and the First World War. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1969.
Szapor, Judith. Hungarian Women's Activism in the Wake of the First World War: From Rights to Revanche. London; New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.
Szczepaniak, Monika. "The Country House as a Transitory Locus for Soldiers in Polish Literature on the First World War." In Housing Capital: Resource and Representation, 72-87. Berlin, Boston, MA: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2017.

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