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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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.
Chaves, María Eugenia. "Slave Women’s Strategies for Freedom and the Late Spanish Colonial State." In Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, edited by Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneux, 108-126. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.
Health Care as Social History: The Glasgow Case, Edited by Olive Checkland and Margaret Lamb. Aberdeen, UK: Aberdeen University Press, 1982.
Chevillot, Frédérique, and Anna Norris. Des femmes écrivent la guerre. Paris: Éditions Complicités, 2007.
Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918, Edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster. Cambridge ; New York ; Washington, DC: Cambridge University Press; German Historical Institute, 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. "Total War: The Use and Abuse of a Concept." In Anticipating Total War: The German and American Experiences, 1871–1914, edited by Manfred E. Boemeke, Stig Förster and Roger Chickering, 13-28. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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, Katerina. Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011.
Clayton, Anthony, and Donald Cockfield Savage. Government and Labour in Kenya, 1895–1963. London, UK: Frank Cass Publishers, 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: Harlan Davidson Inc., 1994.
Clements, Barbara Evans, Rebecca Friedman, and Dan Healey. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave, 2002.
Cluett, Frances. Your Daughter, Fanny: The War Letters of Frances Cluett, VAD. St. John's, NL: Flanker Press, 2006.
Clyman, Toby W., and Judith Vowles. Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.
Authority, Identity and the Social History of the Great War, Edited by Frans Coetzee and Marilyn Shevin Coetzee. Providence, RI: Berghahn Books, 1995.
Coffman, Edward M. The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998.
Cohen, Deborah. The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.
Cohler, Deborah. Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010.
Cole, Laurence, Christa Hämmerle, and Martin Scheutz. Glanz—Gewalt—Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918). Essen: Klartext, 2011.
Cole, Laurence. Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Cole, Sarah. Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
The Limits of Loyalty: Imperial Symbolism, Popular Allegiances, and State Patriotism in the Late Habsburg Empire, Edited by Laurence Cole and Daniel L. Unowsky. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
Confino, Alon, Paul Betts, and Dirk Schumann. Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in Twentieth-Century Germany In Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in Twentieth-Century Germany. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.
Confino, Alon. The Nation as a Local Metaphor: Wurttemberg, Imperial Germany, and National Memory, 1871-1918. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Confino, Alon, and Peter Fritzsche. The Work of Memory: New Directions in the Study of German Culture and Society In The Work of Memory: New Directions in the Study of German Culture and Society. Urbana Chmpaign: University of Illinois Press , 2002.
Conklin, Alice. A Mission to Civilize: The Republican Idea of Empire in France and West Africa, 1895-1930. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1997.
Conklin, Alice L., and Ian Christopher Fletcher. European Imperialism, 1830-1930: Climax and Contradiction. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
Conklin, Alice L. In the Museum of Man: Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850–1950. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013.
Conley, Mary A. From Jack Tar to Union Jack: representing naval manhood in the British Empire, 1870-1918. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press, 2009.

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