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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Schulte, Regina. Die verkehrte Welt des Krieges: Studien zu Geschlecht, Religion und Tod. Frankfurt/M; New York: Campus, 1998.
Schulte, Regina. "The Sick Warrior's Sister: Nursing During the First World War." In Gender Relations in German History: Power, Agency, and Experience from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century, edited by Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth Harvey, 121-141. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.

Translated by Pamela Selwyn.

Schulte, Regina. "The Sick Warrior's Sister: Nursing During the First World War." In Gender Relations in German History: Power, Agency and Experience from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997.
Schulte, Regina. "The Sick Warrior’s Sister: Nursing During the First World War." In Gender Relations in German History: Power, Agency, and Experience from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century, edited by Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth Harvey, 121-142. Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books, 1996.
Schwartz, Barry. Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Scott, caroline. Holding the Home Front The Women's Land Army in the First World War.. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword, 2017.
Scully, Richard. British Images of Germany: Admiration, Ambivalence, Antagonism, 1860-1914. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Secunda, Eugene, and Terence P. Moran. Selling War to America: From the Spanish American War to the Global War on Terror. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Serebrennikov, T. La Mujer de la U.R.S.S. en la Paz y en la Guerra, Edited by José E. Iturriaga. México: Instituto de Intercambio Cultural Mexicano-Ruso, 1944.
Shannon, Brent Alan. The Cut of His Coat: Men, Dress, and Consumer Culture in Britain, 1860–1914. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006.
Aftermaths of War: Women's Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923, Edited by Sharp, Ingrid and Matthew Stibbe. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011.
Sharp, Ingrid, and Matthew Stibbe. Women activists between war and peace: Europe, 1918-1923.. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Her War Story: Twentieth-Century Women Write About War, Edited by Sayre Sheldon. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999.
Sherman, Daniel J. "Monuments, Mourning and Masculinity in France after World War I." Gender & History 8, no. 1 (1996): 82-107.
Sherman, Daniel J. The Construction of Memory in Interwar France. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Sherman, Daniel. The Construction of Memory in Interwar France. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Sherry, Vincent B. The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World War In Cambridge companions to literature; Variation: Cambridge companions to literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Sherry, Vincent B. The Great War and the Language of Modernism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Shipman, Pat. Femme Fatale: Love, Lies, and the Unknown Life of Mata Hari. New York: W. Morrow, 2007.
Shipton, Elisabeth. Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War. Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: History Press, 2014.
Shute, Carmel. "Heroines and Heroes: Sexual Mythology in Australia 1914-1918." In Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, edited by Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake, 23-42. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Siebrecht, Claudia. The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Sieder, Richard. "Behind the Lines: Working-Class Family Life in Wartime Vienna." In The Upheaval of War: Work and Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918, edited by Wall, Richard and Jay Winter, 109-138. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
SIlver, Kenneth. Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-garde and the First World War, 1914–1923. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989.
Simms, Brendan. Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present . New York: Basic Books, 2013.
Simon-Carrère, Anne. Chanter la Grande Guerre : les poilus et les femmes. Seyssel, France: Champ Vallon, 2014.
Singh, Gajendra. The Testimonies of Indian Soldiers and the Two World Wars: Between Self and Sepoy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Emmanuel Sivan and Jay M. Winter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Full text available through Cambridge Books Online .

Sjoberg, Laura. Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013.
Skaine, Rosemarie. Women in Combat: A Reference Handbook In Contemporary world issues; Variation: Contemporary world issues. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
Sked, Alan. The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire, 1815-1918. London: Longman, 1898.
Sked, Alan. The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire, 1815-1918. London: Longman, 1989.
Slotkin, Richard. Lost Battalions: The Great War and the Crisis of American Nationality. New York: H. Holt, 2005.
Sluga, Glenda, and Barbara Caine. Gendering European History, 1780–1920. London ; New York: Continuum, 2000.
Sluga, Glenda. Internationalism in the Age of Internationalism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
Sluga, Glenda. Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
Internationalisms: A Twentieth Century History, Edited by Glenda Sluga and Patricia Clavin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

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