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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Cabanes, Bruno. The Great War and the Origins of Humanitarianism, 1918-1924. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Caine, Barbara, and Glenda Sluga. Gendering European History, 1780–1920. London: Leicester University Press, 2000.
Caire, Raymond. La femme militaire: Des origines à nos jours. Paris: Lavauzelle, 1981.
Calder, Jean McKinlay. The Story of Nursing. London: Methuen, 1971.
Campbell, Caroline. Political Belief in France, 1927-1945: Gender, Empire, and Fascism in the Croix de Feu and Parti Social Français. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.
Campillo, María Vidaurreta. La Guerra y la Condición Femenina en la Sociedad Industrial: el Caso de Francia. Madrid: Dirección General de la Juventud y Promoción Sociocultural, 1981.
Canning, Kathleen. Gender History in Practice: Historical Perspectives on Bodies, Class & Citizenship. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.
Canning, Kathleen. "Women and the Politics of Gender." In Weimar Germany, edited by Anthony McElligott, 146-174. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Capdevila, Luc, Francois Rouquet, Fabrice Virgili, and Danièle Voldman. Hommes et femmes dans la France en guerre (1914-1945). Paris: Payot, 2003.
Caplan, Gregory A. "Germanising the Jewish Male: Military Masculinity as the Last Stage of Acculturation." In Towards Normality? Acculturation and Modern German Jewry, edited by Rainer Liedtke and David Rechter, 159-184. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2003.
Caplan, Lionel. Warrior Gentlemen: "Gurkhas" in the Western Imagination. Providence, RI: Berghahn Books, 1995.
Capozzola, Christopher Joseph Nicodemus. Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Carden-Coyne, Ana. Gender and Conflict since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Cardinal, Agnes, Dorothy Goldman, and Judith Hattaway. Women's Writing on the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Caron, Sylvain, and Michel Duchesneau. Musique, art et religion dans l'entre-deux-guerres. Lyon: Symétrie, 2009.
Carr, Gilly, and Harold Mytum. Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Carr, Kent. Women Who Dared: Heroines of the Great War. London: S.W. Partridge & Co., Ltd., 1920.
Carroll, Stuart. Cultures of Violence: Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Carsten, Francis Ludwig. War against War: British and German Radical Movements in the First World War. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982.
Ceadel, Martin. Pacifism in Britain, 1914–1945: The Defining of a Faith. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980.
Cecil, Hugh, and Peter Liddle. Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experience. London: Leo Cooper, 1996.
Shaw, Diana. "The Forgotten Army of Women: The Overseas Service of Queen Mary Army Auxiliary Corps with the British Forces, 1917-1921." In Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced, edited by Hugh P. Cecil and Peter Liddle, 365-379. London: Cooper, 1996.
Chakravorty, Upendra Narayan. Indian Nationalism and the First World War, 1914-18: Recent Political & Economic History of India. Kolkata, West Bengal, India: Progressive Publishers, 1997.
Chapman, James. War and Film. London: Reaktion, 2008.
Chevillot, Frédérique, and Anna Norris. Des femmes écrivent la guerre. Paris: Éditions Complicités, 2007.
Chickering, Roger, and Stig Förster. Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Chickering, Roger. Imperial Germany and a World Without War: The Peace Movement and German Society, 1892–1933. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975.
Chickering, Roger. Imperial Germany and the Great War, 1914-1918. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Chickering, Roger. "Militärgeschichte als Totalgeschichte im Zeitalter des totalen Krieges." In Was ist Militärgeschichte?, edited by Benjamin Ziemann and Thomas Kühne, 301-312. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2000.
Chickering, Roger, and Stig Förster. Shadows of Total War: Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Chickering, Roger, Dennis Showalter, and Hans van de Ven. The Cambridge History of War: War and the Modern World. Vol. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chickering, Roger. "War, Society, and Culture, 1850-1914: The Rise of Militarism." In The Cambridge History of War, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis E. Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 119-141. Vol. 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge History of War 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chrastil, Rachel. Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.
Christadler, Marieluise. Kriegserziehung im Jugendbuch: Literarische Mobilmachung in Deutschland und Frankreich vor 1914. Frankfurt/Main: Haag und Herchen, 1978.
Christie, Nancy. Engendering the State: Family, Work, and Welfare in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Clark, Christopher M. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914. London: Allen Lane, 2013.
Clayton, Anthony, and Donald C. Savage. Government and Labour in Kenya, 1895–1963. London: Cass, 1974.
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Clements, Barbara Evans. Bolshevik Women. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Clements, Barbara. Daughters of Revolution: A History of Women in the U.S.S.R. Arlington Heights, IL: Harlan Davidson Inc., 1994.