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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Atkin, Nicholas. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.
Attwood, Lynne. Creating the New Soviet Woman: Women's Magazines as Engineers of Female Identity, 1922-53 In Studies in Russian and East European history and society; Variation: Studies in Russian and East European history and society. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.
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.
Auga, Ulrike, and Christina von Braun. Gender in Conflicts: Palestine, Israel, Germany. 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: 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.
Baer, Elizabeth R., and Myrna Goldenberg. Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust. 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.
Baranowski, Shelley. Nazi Empire: German Colonialism and Imperialism from Bismarck to Hitler. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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.
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.
Barrett, Duncan, and Nuala Calvi. GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. New York: William Morrow, 2014.
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.
Bartov, Omer, Atina Grossmann, and Mary Nolan. Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century. New York: New Press, 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.
Bartov, Omer. Mirrors of Destruction: War, Genocide, and Modern Identity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Bartov, Omer. Murder in our Midst: The Holocaust, Industrial Killing, and Representation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Bartov, Omer, and Eric Weitz. Shatterzone of Empires: Coexistence and Violence in the German, Habsburg, Russian, and Ottoman Borderlands. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.

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