Secondary Literature on the Age of the Second 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.

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Askin, Kelly Dawn. War Crimes against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals. The Hague: M. Nijhoff Publishers, 1997.
Astor, Gerald. The Right To Fight: A History Of African Americans In The Military. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 1998.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe, Edited by Nicholas Atkin. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.
Auerbach, Jonathan, and Russ Castronovo. "Introduction: Thirteen Propositions about Propaganda." In The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies, edited by Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo, 1-16. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Auerbach, Jonathan, and Russ Castronovo. The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Gender in Conflicts: Palestine, Israel, Germany, Edited by Ulrike Auga and Christina von Braun. Münster, Germany: Lit, 2006.
Auger, Martin F. Prisoners of the Home Front: German POWs and "Enemy Aliens" in Southern Quebec, 1940-46. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2006.
Aulich, James. War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication. London ; New York: Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Baade, Christina. "Between the Lines: "Lili Marlene," Sexuality, and the Desert War." In Music, Politics, and Violence, edited by Susan Fast and Kip Pegley, 83-103. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.
Baade, Christina L. Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Baader, Benjamin Maria, Paul Frederick Lerner, and Sharon Gillerman. Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Babb, Ellen J. "Women and War: St. Petersburg Women during World War II." Florida Historical Quarterly 73, no. 1 (1994): 43-61.
Babic, Annessa. America's Changing Icons: Constructing Patriotic Women from World War I to the Present. Lanham, United States: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Baechler, Jean, and Marion Trévisi. La guerre et les femmes. Paris: Hermann, 2018.
Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust, Edited by Elizabeth R. Baer and Myrna Goldenberg. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2003.
Bahney, Jennifer Bowers. Betrayer's Waltz: the Unlikely Bond between Marie Valerie of Austria and Hitler's Princess-spy. Jefferson, United States: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.
Bailey, Beth L., and David R. Farber. First Strange Place: The Alchemy of Race and Sex in World War II Hawaii. New York: Free Press, 1992.
Bak, Sofie Lene. Nothing to Speak of: Wartime Experiences of the Danish Jews 1943-1945. Copenhagen: Danish Jewish Museum, 2011.
Baldoli, Claudia. Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945. London: Continuum, 2011.
Ballard, Jack Stokes. The Shock of Peace: Military and Economic Demobilization after World War II. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1983.
Baly, Monica. "Nursing Service in Great Britain during World War II." Human Medicine 7, no. 4 (2008).
Bandhauer-Schöffmann, Irene, and Duchen, Claire. Nach dem Krieg: Frauenleben und Geschlechterkonstruktionen in Europa nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Herbolzheim: Centaurus, 2000.
Bankier, David. The Germans and the Final Solution: Public Opinion under Nazism. Cambridge, MA: B. Blackwell, 1996.
Barg, Lisa. National Voices, Modernist Histories: Race, Performance and Remembrance in American Music, 1927–1943. Vol. Ph.D. Stony Brook: State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2001.
Barkawi, Tarak. "Culture and Combat in the Colonies: The Indian Army in the Second World War." Journal of Contemporary History 41, no. 2 (2006): 325-355.
Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth. Intimate Communities: Wartime Healthcare and the Birth of Modern China, 1937-1945. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2018.
Barnett, Michael. Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Baron, Beth. Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Barrett, Duncan, and Nuala Calvi. GI Brides : The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. London: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2013.
Barros, Andrew, and Martin Thomas. The Civilianization of War: The Changing Civil-Military Divide, 1914-2014. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Bartig, Kevin. Composing for the Red Screen: Prokofiev and Soviet Film. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Barton, Deborah. "Rewriting the Reich: German Women Journalists as Transnational Mediators for Germany's Rehabilitation." Central European History 51, no. 4 (2018): 563-584.
Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Omer Bartov, Atina Grossmann and Mary Nolan. New York: New Press ; W. W. Norton, 2002.
Bartov, Omer. Germany's War and the Holocaust: Disputed Histories. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003.
Bartov, Omer. Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

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