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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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.
Downs, Laura Lee. "Women's Strikes and the Politics of Popular Egalitarianism in France, 1916-18 (CXX)." In Rethinking Labor History: Essays on Discourse and Class Analysis, edited by Lenard R. Berlanstein, 50-62. Urbana, IL, USA: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
Drew, Benjamin. "Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee: Navy Nurse Corps Pioneer." Naval History 31, no. 2 (2017): 38-43.
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.
Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, Edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press; Palgrave, 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 Carlene Glassford and Amy J. Shaw, 51-74. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Peace, War and Gender from Antiquity to the Present: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Edited by Dülffer, Jost and Robert Frank. Essen: Klartext, 2009.
Dumenil, Lynn. The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I. Chapel Hill, United States: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017.
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. Hoboken, NJ: Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Kriegsende 1918: Ereignis, Wirkung, Nachwirkung, Edited by Jörg Duppler and Gerhard Paul Gross. Munich: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 1999.
Durham, Martin. Women and fascism. New York, U.S.A.: 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 WWI 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.
Ebner, Michael R. Ordinary Violence in Mussolini's Italy. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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 ; New York: 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, Maryland, United States: Lexington Books, 2017.
Efrati, Noga. Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present. New York, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997.

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