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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Dudink, Stefan, Karen Hagemann, and John Tosh. Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Duffett, Rachel. The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War In Cultural history of modern war; Variation: Cultural history of modern war. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012.
Duley, Margot I. "The Unquiet Knitters of Newfoundland: From Mothers of the Regiment to Mothers of the Nation." In A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War, edited by Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw, 51-74. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Dumenil, Lynn. "Women’s Reform Organizations and Wartime Mobilization in World War I–Era Los Angeles." Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 10, no. 2 (2011): 213-245.
Dundas, Barbara. A History of Women in the Canadian Military. Montreal: Art Global; Department of National Defense in co-operation with the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2000.
Dunn, Seamus, and T.G. Fraser. Europe and Ethnicity : The First World War and Contemporary Ethnic Conflict. New York, United States: Routledge, 1996.

Foreword Otto von Habsburg, MEP

1. Introduction Seamus Dunn and T.G.Fraser

2. The Genie that would not go back into the Bottle-- Ethnic Nationalism, The First World War and the Peace Settlement Alan Sharp

3. Yugoslavia: the Search for Nation-State Ann Lane

4. From Czechs to Slovaks to Czechoslovakia, and from Czechoslovakia to Czechs and Slovaks W.V.Wallace

5. Trentino and Tyrol, from Austrian Crownland to European Region Anthony Alcock

6. Hungary: a State Partitioned, a Nation Dismembered Raymond Pearson

7. The Ukraine Andrew Wilson

Dunnage, Jonathan. Twentieth-Century Italy: A Social History. London: Longman, 2002.
Duppler, Jörg, and Gerhard Paul Gross. Kriegsende 1918: Ereignis, Wirkung, Nachwirkung. Munich: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 1999.
Durham, Martin. Women and Fascism. New York: Routledge, 1998.
Dyde, Brian. The Empty Sleeve: Story of the West India Regiments of the British Army. St. John's, Antigua: Hansib Publishing, 1998.
Dzikowska, Elżbieta, Agata Handley, and Piotr Zawilski. Beyond the Trenches: The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Edition, 2017.
Early, Frances. A World Without War: How U.S. Feminists and Pacifists Resisted World War I. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1997.
Ebbert, Jean, and Marie-Beth Hall. Crossed Currents: Navy Women from World War I to Tailhook. Washington, DC: Brassey's Inc., 1993.
Ebbert, Jean, and Marie-Beth Hall. The First, the Few, the Forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002.
Edgerton, Robert B. Hidden Heroism: Black Soldiers in America’s Wars. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001.
Edmondson, Linda Harriet. Gender in Russian History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2001.
Edwards, Penny. "On Home Ground: Settling Land and Domesticating Difference in the “Non-Settler” Colonies of Burma and Cambodia." Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 4, no. 3 (2003).
Edy, Carolyn M. The Woman War Correspondent, the U.S Military, and the Press, 1846-1947. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017.
The Great War and Veterans' Internationalism, Edited by Julia Eichenberg and John Paul Newman. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Eifler, Christine, and Ruth Seifert. Soziale Konstruktionen: Militär und Geschlechterverhältnis. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 1999.
Eko, Lyombe, Mark Gring, and Migelena Sterndori. A “Woman’s Job”: A Visual Analysis of World War I and World War II Images of Women in the United States. Vol. Mass Communication. Lubbock, United States: Texas Tech University, 2017.
Eksteins, Modris. Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2012.
Eley, Geoff. Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850–2000. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Society, Culture, and the State in Germany, 1870-1930, Edited by Geoff Eley. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Women, Militarism, and War: Essays in History, Politics, and Social Theory, Edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain and Sheila Tobias. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.
Englund, Peter. The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Erickson, Lesley. Westward Bound: Sex, Violence, the Law and the Making of a Settler Society. Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 2011.
Evans, Richard J. "Afterword." In The Limits of Loyalty Imperial Symbolism, Popular Allegiances, and State Patriotism in the Late Habsburg Monarchy, edited by Laurence Cole and Daniel L. Unowsky, 223-232. Oxford, UK; New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
Evans, Martin, and Ken Lunn. War and Memory in the Twentieth century In War and Memory in the Twentieth Century. Oxford: Berg, 1997.
Ewing, Elizabeth. Women in Uniform: Through the Centuries. Towtoa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975.
Eyffinger, Arthur. The 1899 Hague Peace Conference: "The Parliament of Man, the Federation of the World". The Hague; Boston: Kluwer Law International, 1999.
Fairclough, Pauline. Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity Under Lenin and Stalin. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
Fara, Patricia. A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Fara, Patricia. "Women, Science and Suffrage in World War I." Royal Society Journal of the History of Science 69, no. 1 (2014).
Farnsworth, Beatrice, and Lynne Viola. Russian Peasant Women. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Music, Politics, and Violence, Edited by Susan Fast and Kip Pegley. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.
Fauser, Annegret. "The Scholar behind the Medal: Edward J. Dent (1876–1957) and the Politics of Music History." Journal of the Royal Musical Association 139, no. 2 (2014): 235-260.

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