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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Connell, Raewyn W. Gender and Power: Society, the Person, and Sexual Politics. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1987.
War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003, Edited by Mark Connelly and David Welch. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Conrad, Sebastian. German Colonialism: A Short History. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Gendering War Talk, Edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

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Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, Edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Cooper, Sandi. "Pacifism in France, 1899–1914: International Peace as a Human Right." French Historical Studies 17, no. 2 (1991): 359-86.
Cooper, Sandi E. "Pacifism, Feminism and Fascism in Inter-War France." The International History Review 19, no. 1 (1997): 103-114.
Cooper, Sandi. Patriotic Pacifism: Waging War on War in Europe, 1815-1914. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Copeland, Jeffrey C., and Xu, Yan. The YMCA at War: Collaboration and Conflict during the World Wars. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018.
Cork, Richard, and Barbican Art Gallery. A Bitter Truth: Avant-Garde Art and the Great War. New Haven: Yale University Press in association with Barbican Art Gallery, 1994.
Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Cottias, Myriam. "Mariage et citoyenneté dans les Antilles françaises (XVIIe-XXe): De l’esclave à la femme ‘poto mitan’." In Construire l’histoire antillaise: Mélanges offerts à Jacques Adélaïde-Merlande, edited by Lucien Abenon, Danielle Bégot and Jean-Pierre Sainton, 319-334. Paris: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2002.
Cowgill, Rachel. "Canonizing Remembrance: Music for Armistice Day at the BBC, 1922–1927." First World War Studies 2, no. 1 (2011): 75-107.
Crang, Jeremy A. "The Revival of the British Women's Auxiliary Services in the Late Nineteen-Thirties." Historical Research 83, no. 220 (2010): 343-357.
Crespo, Pedro Ochoa, Elena Hernández Sandoica, and Concha Roldán. Género e Identidad Sexual como Discurso Sofía Casanova y la Primera Guerra Mundial In Facultad de Geografía e Historia. Madrid, Spain: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2015.
Crespo, Pedro Ochoa. Sofía Casanova: Género y Espacio Público en la Gran Guerra In (Theoria cum praxi. Studia ; 12). México: Plaza y Valdés, 2017.
Crew, Jennifer. "Women's Wages in Britain and Australia During the First World War." Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, no. 57 (1989): 27-43.
Crofton, Eileen. Angels of Mercy: Nurses on the Western Front. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2013.
Crofton, Eileen. The Women of Royaumont: A Scottish Women's Hospital on the Western Front. East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 1997.
Evil, Barbarism and Empire: Britain and Abroad, c. 1830-2000, Edited by Tom Crook, Rebecca Gill and Bertrand Traithe. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Crooks, Jennifer. "Patriotism & Paranoia: The National Defense Role of the Thurston County Minute Women in World War." Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History 31, no. 3 (2017): 22-26.
Crouthamel, Jason. "Male Sexuality and Psychological Trauma: Soldiers and Sexual Disorder in World War I and Weimar Germany." Journal of the History of Sexuality 17, no. 1 (2008): 60-84.
Crouthamel, Jason. The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945. Exeter, UK: University of Exeter Press, 2009.
Culleton, Claire. Working Class Culture, Women, and Britain, 1914-1921. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Cundall, Frank. Jamaica’s Part in the Great War 1914-1918. London: West India Committee, 1925.
Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Damousi, Joy. The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory, and Wartime Bereavement in Australia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Daniel, Ute. The War from Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War. Oxford, UK ; New York: Berg, 1997.
Daniel, Ute. "Women's Work in Industry and Family: Germany, 1914-18." In The Upheaval of War: Family, Work, and Welfare in Europe, 1914-1918, edited by Wall, Richard and J.M. Winter, 267-296. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Daniels, Gordon, and Hiroko Tomida. Japanese Women: Emerging from Subservience, 1868-1945. Folkestone, Kent: Global Oriental, 2005.
Darby, Joseph Eugene. Dmitri Shostakovich's second, third, and fourth symphonies: problems of context, analysis, and interpretation In Music Department. Vol. PhD Dissertation. New York: City University of New York, 1999.
Darracott, Joseph. The First World War in Posters, from the Imperial War Museum, London. New York: Dover Publications, 1974.
Darrow, Margaret. French Women and the First World War: War Stories of the Home Front. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg, 2000.
Race, Empire and First World War Writing, Edited by Santanu Das. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Davin, Anna. "Imperialism and Motherhood." History Workshop 5 (1978): 9-65.
Davis, Belinda J. Home Fires Burning: Food, Politics, and Everyday Life in World War I Berlin. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

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