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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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.

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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.
Sluga, Glenda. "National Sovereignty and Female Equality: Gender, Peacemaking, and the New World Orders of 1919 and 1945." In Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung, edited by Karen Hagemann, Jennifer Davy and Ute Kätzel, 166-183. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Sluga, Glenda. "Nationalism, the First World War, and Sites of International Memory." History of Education Review 45, no. 2 (2016): 212-227.
Sluga, Glenda. The Nation, Psychology, and International Politics, 1870-1919. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Smart, Judith. "Feminists, Food and the Fair Price: The Cost-of-Living Demonstrations in Melbourne, August-September 1917." In Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, edited by Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake, 274-301. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Smith, Richard. "'Heaven Grant You Strength to Fight the Battle for Your Race': Nationalism, Pan Africanism and the First World War in Jamaican Memory." In Race, Empire and First World War Writing, edited by Santanu Das, 265-287. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Smith, Richard. "'The Black Peril': Race and Masculinity on the Home Front in the First World War." In Gendering Migration: Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain, edited by Louise Ryan and Wendy Webster, 19-34. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2008.
Smith, Angela K. Discourses Surrounding British Widows of the First World War. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2013.
Smith, Leonard V., Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau, and Annette Becker. France and the Great War, 1914–1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Smith, Richard. Jamaican Volunteers and the Development of National Consciousness. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Smith, Angela, and krista cowman. Landscapes and Voices of the Great War. New York: Routeledge, 2017.
Smith, Angela K. Suffrage Discourse in Britain during the First World War. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2005.
Smith, Leonard V. The Embattled Self: French Soldiers’ Testimony of the Great War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007.
Smith, Richard. "The Multicultural First World War: Memories of the West Indian Contribution in Contemporary Britain." Journal of European Studies 45, no. 4 (2015): 347-363.
Smith, Angela K. The Second Battlefield: Women, Modernism and the First World War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000.

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