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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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.
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. New York: Berg, 2002.
Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung, Edited by Jennifer Davy, Karen Hagemann and Ute Kätzel. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Dawes, Helena. Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy. Basingstoke, G.B.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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.
De T'Serclaes, Baroness. Flanders and Other Fields: Memoirs of the Baroness de T'Serclaes. London: George G Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1964.
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, edited by Stefan Karner and Philipp Lesiak, 105-122. Graz: Neue Perspektiven, 2014.
Dejung, Christof, and Regula Stämpfli. Armee, Staat und Geschlecht: Die Schweiz im internationalen Vergleich, 1918–1945. Zurich: Chronos, 2003.
Delerme, Simone. "Latinization of Space and the Memorialization of the Borinqueneers." Anthropology News 52, no. 6 (2011): 7-8.
Demos, Vasilikie P., and Marcia Texler Segal. Gender Panic, Gender Policy. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing, 2017.
Derderian, Katharine. "Common Fate, Different Experience: Gender-Specific Aspects of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917." Holocaust and Genocide Studies 19, no. 1 (2005): 1-25.
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-Risser. Reprint ed. New York: Garland, 1999.
Donson, Andrew. "Models for Young Nationalists and Militarists: German Youth Literature in the First World War." German Studies Review 27, no. 3 (2004): 579-598.
Doucet, Marie-Michèle. 'Guilty Women', Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain In Peace & Change. Vol. 42. New York, United States: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
R. Douglas, Feminist. Feminist Freikorps: The British Voluntary Women Police, 1914-1940. Westport: 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: Century Co., 1926.
Downs, Laura Lee. "Between Taylorism and Denatalite: 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: 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.

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