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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Davis, Belinda J. "Homefront: Food, Politics and Women's Everyday Life during the First World War." In Home/Front: The Military, War, and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany, edited by Karen Hagemann and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, 115-138. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2002.
Davy, Jennifer, Karen Hagemann, and Ute Kätzel. Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Dawes, Helena. Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy. Basingstoke, G.B.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Dawson, Graham. Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire, and the Imagining of Masculinities. London; New York: Routledge, 1994.
De Grazia, Victoria. How Fascism Ruled Women: Italy, 1922-1945. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.
De Pauw, Linda Grant. Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women in War from Prehistory to the Present. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.
De Schaepdrijver, Sophie. "Populations under Occupation." In The Cambridge History of the First World War, edited by Jaw Winter, 242-256. Vol. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
DeBauche, Leslie Midkiff. Reel Patriotism: The Movies and World War I. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.
Debruyne, Emmanuel. ""Femmes à Boches": Sexual Encounters Between Occupiers and Occupied (France and Belgium, 1914–1918)." In Erster Weltkrieg: Globaler Konflikt – lokale Folgen. Neue Perspektiven, edited by Stefan Karner and Philipp Lesiak, 105-122. Graz: StudienVerlag, 2014.
DeGroot, Gerard J. Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War. London: Longman, 1996.
Dejung, Christof, and Regula Stämpfli. Armee, Staat und Geschlecht: Die Schweiz im internationalen Vergleich, 1918–1945. Zurich: Chronos, 2003.
Demos, Vasilikie P., and Marcia Texler Segal. Gender Panic, Gender Policy. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing, 2017.
Dickinson, Frederick R. World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919–1930. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Women and Genocide: Gendered Experiences of Violence, Survival, and Resistance, Edited by JoAnn DiGeorgio-Lutz and Donna Gosbee. Toronto: Women's Press, 2017.
Dippel, John Van Houten. War and Sex: A Brief History of Men's Urge for Battle. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2010.
Dixon, Jeffrey S., and Meredith R. Sarkees. A Guide to Intra-State Wars: An Examination of Civil Wars, 1816-2014. London: Sage, 2015.
Doan, Laura. Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women's Experience of Modern War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Dodd, Dianne. "Canadian Military Nurse Deaths in the First World War." Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 34, no. 2 (2017): 327-363.
Dodman, Trevor. Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Dollard, Catherine. "Marital Status and the Rhetoric of the Women's Movement in World War I Germany." Women in German Yearbook 22 (2006): 211-235.
Domansky, Elizabeth. "Militarization and Reproduction in World War I." In Society, Culture, and the State in Germany, 1870-1930, edited by Geoff Eley, 427-464. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted With or Without Consent, Edited by Nicole Ann Dombrowski. New York: Garland, 1999.
Donson, Andrew. Youth in the Fatherless Land: War Pedagogy, Nationalism, and Authority in Germany, 1914-1918. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.
Douglas, R. M. Feminist Freikorps: The British Voluntary Women Police, 1914-1940. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999.
Douglas, Allen. War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor : The Canard Enchaine and World War I. Berkeley, United States: University of California Press, 2002.
Dowd, Jerome. The Negro in American Life. New York: The Century Co., 1926.
Downs, Laura Lee. "Between Taylorism and Dénatalité: Women Welfare Supervisors and the Boundaries of Difference in French Metalworking Factories, 1917-1930." In Gendered Domains: Rethinking Public and Private in Women’s History, edited by Dorothy O. Helly and Susan M. Reverby, 289-302. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1992.
Downs, Laura Lee. "War Work." In The Cambridge History of the First World War, edited by Jay M. Winter, 72-95. Vol. III. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Downs, Laura Lee. "Women's Strikes and the Politics of Popular Egalitarianism in France, 1916-18." In Rethinking Labor History: Essays on Discourse and Class Analysis, edited by Lenard R. Berlanstein, 114-148. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
Draper, Mario. The Belgian Army and Society from Independence to the Great War. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.
Drévillon, Hervé, and Olivier Wieviorka. Histoire militaire de la France : De 1870 à nos jours. Vol. 2. Paris: Éditions Perrin, 2018.
Drew, Benjamin. "Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee: Navy Nurse Corps Pioneer." Naval History 31, no. 2 (2017): 38-43.
Dubasque, François. "Les débats parlementaires sur le suffrage féminin dans l’entre-deux-guerres, un reflet de la peur des femmes en politique." In L’ennemie intime La peur: perceptions, expressions, effets, edited by Frédéric Chauvaud, 267-276 . Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2011.
Dubbs, Chris. An Unladylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War I. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2020.
Dubesset, Mathilde, Françoise Thébaud, and Catherine Vincent. "The Female Munition Workers of the Seine." In The French Home Front, 1914-1918, 183-218. Oxford, UK: Berg, 1992.

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