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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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: Volume 4, War and the Modern World. Vol. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
The Cambridge History of War: War and the Modern World, 1850–2005, Edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis E. Showalter and Hans J. van de Ven. 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: War and the Modern World, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis E. Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 119-141. Vol. 4. Cambridge History of War 4. New York: 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/M: Haag und Herchen, 1978.
Christie, Nancy. Engendering the State: Family, Work, and Welfare in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.

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Christie, Nancy. Engendering the State: Family, Work, and Welfare in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Cipriani, Arthur Andrew. Twenty-five Years After: The British West Indies Regiment in the Great War 1914-1918. Port of Spain: Trinidad Publishing, 1940.
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 Evans. Daughters of Revolution: A History of Women in the U.S.S.R.. Arlington Heights: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1994.
Russia's Women: Accommodation, Resistance, Transformation, Edited by Barbara Evans Clements, Barbara Alpern Engel and Christine Worobec. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Russian Masculinities in History and Culture, Edited by Barbara Evans Clements, Rebecca Friedman and Dan Healey. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave, 2002.
Clements, Barbara Evans. "Working-Class and Peasant Women in the Russian Revolution, 1917-1923." Signs 8, no. 2 (1982): 215-235.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
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.
Glanz— Gewalt— Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918), Edited by Laurence Cole, Christa Hämmerle and Martin Scheutz. 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.
Coleman, Marie. "Compensating Irish Female Revolutionaries, 1916-1923." Women's History Review 26, no. 6 (2017): 915-934.
Women and Death, Vol. 2, Warlike Women in the German Literary and Cultural Imagination since 1500, Edited by Sarah Colvin and Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2009.
Condell, Diana, and Jean Liddiard. Working for Victory? : Images of Women in the First World War, 1914-18. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.
Confino, Alon. The Nation as a Local Metaphor: Wurttemberg, Imperial Germany, and National Memory, 1871-1918. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
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.

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