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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International Health Organisations and Movements, 1918-1939, Edited by Paul Weindling. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Weiss, Elaine. Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2008.
Weitz, Eric D. Creating German Communism, 1890-1990: From Popular Protests to Socialist State. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Welch, David. Germany, Propaganda, and Total War, 1914-1918 : The Sins of Omission. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2000.
Justifying War: Propaganda, Politics and the Modern Age, Edited by David Welch and Jo Fox. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Welch, David. Propaganda, Power and Persuasion: From World War I to Wikileaks. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014.
Wessely, Simon. "Twentieth-Century Theories on Combat Motivation and Breakdown." Journal of Contemporary History 41, no. 2 (2006): 269-286.
Der Krieg des kleinen Mannes: Eine Militärgeschichte von unten, Edited by Wolfram Wette. München: Piper, 1992.
Whalen, Robert. Bitter Wounds: German Victims of the Great War, 1914-1939. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1984.
Whitaker, Elizabeth Dixon. Measuring mamma's milk : fascism and the medicalization of maternity in Italy. Ann Arbor, U.S.A.: University of Michigan Press, 2000.
Wiesner, Merry E. "World History and the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality." Journal of World History 18, no. 1 (2007): 53-67.
Wilde, Terry. "Freshettes, Farmerettes, and Feminine Fortitude at the University of Toronto during the First World War." In A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War, edited by Sarah Carlene Glassford and Amy J. Shaw, 75-97. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Women, Ethnicity and Nationalism: The Politics of Transition, Edited by Rick Wilford and Robert L. Miller. London: Routledge, 1998.
Willan, Brian P. "The South African Native Labour Contingent, 1916-1918." Journal of African History 19, no. 1 (1978): 61-86.
Williams, Noel St. John. Judy O’Grady and the Colonel’s Lady: The Army Wife and Camp Follower since 1660 . London: Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1988.
Williams, Chad Louis. Torchbearers of Democracy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
Willson, Perry R. Gender, Family and Sexuality: The Private Sphere in Italy, 1860-1945. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Willson, Perry R. The clockwork factory : women and work in Fascist Italy. New York, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Willson, Perry R. Women in Twentieth-Century Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Wilson, Peter H. "Defining Military Culture." Journal of Military History 72, no. 1 (2008): 11-41.
Wiltsher, Anne. Most Dangerous Women: Feminist Peace Campaigners of the Great War. London ; Boston: Pandora Press, 1985.
Wingate, Jennifer. Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America’s World War I Memorials. In H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences. Farmham: Ashgate, 2017.
Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, Edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur-Deckard. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914–1918, Edited by Jay M. Winter and Jean-Louis Robert. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Winter, Jay. "Demography." In A Companion to World War I, edited by John Horne, 248-262. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Winter, Jay. "Demography." In A Companion to World War I, edited by John Horne, 248-262. Chichester, UK; Malden, MA, USA: Blackwell, 2010.
Winter, Jay, and Emmanuel Siven. "Setting the Framework." In War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Centruy, edited by Jay Winter and Emmanuel Siven, 6-39. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Winter, Jay M. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
The Cambridge History of the First World War, Edited by Jay Winter. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
The Cambridge History of the First World War, Edited by Jay M. Winter. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
The Cambridge History of the First World War: Volume 1, Global War, Edited by Jay Winter. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Wishnia, Judith. "Feminism and Pacifism: The French Connection." In Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Perspectives, 103-113. London: Croom Helm, 1987.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Wood, Elizabeth A. The Baba and the Comrade: Gender and Politics in Revolutionary Russia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

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Wood, Elizabeth A. The Baba and the Comrade: Gender and Politics in Revolutionary Russia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

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