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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Ugolini, Laura. Civvies: Middle-Class Men on the English Home Front, 1914-18. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013.
Ulbrich, David J. "A Male-Conscious Critique of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front." The Journal of Men’s Studies 3, no. 3 (1995): 229-240.
Frontalltag im Ersten Weltkrieg: Wahn und Wirklichkeit: Quellen und Dokumente, Edited by Bernd Ulrich and Benjamin Ziemann. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer, 1994.
Krieg im Frieden: Die umkämpfte Erinnerung an den Ersten Weltkrieg; Quellen und Dokumente, Edited by Bernd Ulrich and Benjamin Ziemann. Frankfurt/M: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1997.
Universität zu Köln, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. historicum.net: Historical Sciences on the Internet. Cologne, Germany, 2014.
Universiteit Leiden. Universiteit Leiden: Digital Special Collections. Leiden, Netherlands.
Unowsky, Daniel L. The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2006.
Usborne, Cornelie. ""Pregnancy is the Woman's Active Service": Pronatalism in Germany during the First World War." In The Upheaval of War: Family, Work, and Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918, edited by Wall, Richard and Jay Winter, 389-416. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Usborne, Cornelie. "'Pregnancy Is the Woman’s Active Service': Pronatalism in Germany during the First World War." In The Upheaval of War: Family, Work and Welfare in Europe, 1914–1918., edited by Wall, Richard and Jay Winter, 389-416. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Vance, Jonathan Franklin W. Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War. Vancouver : UBC Press, 1997.
Vance, Jonathan. Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War. Vancouver, Canda: University of British Columbia Press, 1997.
Vasilev, Maksim Viktorovic. Zhenskie batal’ony v Pervoi mirovoi voine. Pskov, Russia: OOO "Gimenei", 2014.
The Waning of Major War: Theories and Debates, Edited by Raimo Väyrynen. London ; New York: Routledge, 2013.
Vellacott, Jo, and Ruth Pierson. "Feminist Consciousness and the First World War." In Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Perspectives. London: Croom Helm, 1987.
Verhey, Jeffrey. The Spirit of 1914: Militarism, Myth, and Mobilization in Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Villatoux, Marie-Catherine. "Femmes et pilotes militaires dans l’armée de l’Air." Revue historique des armées 272, no. 1 (2013): 12-23.
Visram, Rozina. "The First World War and the Indian Soldiers." Indo-British Review 16, no. 2 (1989): 17-26.
Vlossak, Elizabeth. Marianne or Germania? Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Vogel, Jacob. "Samariter und Schwestern: Geschlechterbilder und -beziehungen im ‘Deutschen Roten Kreuz’ vor dem ersten Weltkrieg." In Landsknechte, Soldatenfrauen und Nationalkrieger: Militär, Krieg und Geschlechterordnung im historischen Wandel, edited by Karen Hagemann and Ralf Pröve, 322-344. Frankfurt/M ; New York: Campus, 1998.
Vogel, Jakob. "Stramme Gardisten, temperamentvolle Triailleure und anmutige Damen: Geschlechterbilder im deutschen und französischen Kult der ‘Nation in Waffen’." In Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Ute Frevert, 245-262. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Vömel, Rudolf. Deutsche Frauen, Deutsche Treue!: ein Wort des Trostes an unsere deutschen Frauen und Jungfrauen. Varmen-U.: Westdeutscher Jünglingsbund, 1914.
Vovk, Justin C. Imperial Requiem: Four Royal Women and the Fall of the Age of Empires. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 2012.
Wake, Roy. The Nightingale Training School 1860-1996. London: Haggerston Press, 1998.
The Upheaval of War: Family, Work, and Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918, Edited by Wall, Richard and Jay M. Winter. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Walsh, Michael John Kirk. The Great War and the British Empire: Culture and Society In Routledge studies in First World War history. London: Routeledge, Taylor & Francis, 2017.
Warren, Allen. "Popular Manliness: Baden Powell, Scouting and the Development of Manly Character." In Middle-class Masculinity in Britain and America, 1800-1940, edited by James Mangan and James Walvin, 199-219. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987.
Watanabe-O'Kelly, Helen. Beauty or Beast? The Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Watenpaugh, Keith David. Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism. Oakland, United States: University of California Press, 2015.
Waters, Elisabeth. "Heroism in the Frame: Gender‚ Nationality and Propaganda in Tashkent and Moscow‚ 1924-1945." In The palgrave handbook of women and gender in twentieth-century Russia and the Soviet union, 199-216. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Watkins, Glenn. Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.
Watson, Alexander. Enduring the Great War: Combat, Morale and Collapse in the German and British Armies, 1914-1918. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Watson, Janet S. K. Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory, and the First World War in Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Watson, Alexander. Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I. New York: Basic Books, 2014.
Watson, Janet S. K. "Wars in the Wards: The Social Construction of Medical Work in First World War Britain." Journal of British Studies 41, no. 4 (2002): 484-510.
Wawro, Geoffrey. Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792–1914. London: Routledge, 1999.
Weeks, Jeffrey. Sex, Politics and Society: the Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800. 4th ed. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

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