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.

The most important wars for this period include:

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Durham, Martin. Women and fascism. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1998.
The Japanese Wartime Empire, 1931-1945, Edited by Peter Duus, Ramon Hawley Myers and Mark R. Peattie. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Dwyer, Ellen. "Psychiatry and Race during World War II." Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 61, no. 2 (2006): 117-143.

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Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing, and Atrocity Throughout History, Edited by Philip G. Dwyer and Lyndall Ryan. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.
Eager, Paige. From Freedom Fighters to Terrorists: Women and Political Violence. Aldershot, UK ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008.
Expanding Perspectives on the Holocaust in a Changing World, Edited by Hilary Earl and Karl A. Schleunes. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2014.
Ebbert, Jean, and Marie-Beth Hall. Crossed Currents: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook. Washington, DC: Brassey's, Inc., 1993.
Opfer und Täterinnen: Frauenbiographien des Nationalsozialismus, Edited by Angelika Ebbinghaus. Nördlingen, Germany: F. Greno, 1987.
Ebner, Michael R. Ordinary Violence in Mussolini's Italy. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Eby, Cecil D. Between the Bullet and the Lie: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.
Experience and Memory: The Second World War in Europe, Edited by Jörg Echternkamp and Stefan Martens. New York; Oxford, UK: Berghahn Books, 2010.
Caught by Politics: Hitler Exiles and American Visual Culture, Edited by Sabine Eckmann and Lutz P. Koepnick. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edele, Mark. "Soviet Veterans as an Entitlement Group, 1945–1955." Slavic Review 65, no. 1 (2006): 111-137.
Edele, Mark. Soviet Veterans of the Second World War: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society 1941-1991. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
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, John Carver. Berlin Calling: American Broadcasters in the Service of the Third Reich. New York: Praeger, 1991.
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.
Edy, Carolyn. The woman war correspondent, the U.S military, and the press, 1846-1947. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2017.
Efrati, Noga. Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present. New York, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Eglitis, Daina, and Vita Zelce. "Unruly Actors: Latvian Women of the Red Army in Post-war Historical Memory." Nationalities Papers 41, no. 6 (2013): 987-1007.
Eglitis, D., and V. Zelce. "Unruly Actors: Latvian Women of the Red Army in Post-War Historical Memory." Nationalities Papers 41, no. 6 (2013): 987-1007.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997.
Ehrick, Christine. Radio and the Gendered Soundscape: Women and Broadcasting in Argentina and Uruguay, 1930-1950. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Eichhorn, Svenja, and Philipp Kuwert. Das Geheimnis unserer Großmütter: eine empirische Studie über sexualisierte Kriegsgewalt um 1945. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag, 2011.
Eifler, Christine. "Nachkrieg und weibliche Verletzbarkeit: Zur Rolle von Kriegen für die Konstruktion von Geschlecht." In Soziale Konstruktionen: Militär und Geschlechterverhältnis, edited by Christine Eifler and Ruth Seifert, 155-186. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 1999.
Ekman, Stig, and Nils Edling. War Experience, Self Image and National Identity: The Second World War as Myth and History. Stockholm: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation & Gidlunds förlag, 1997.
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.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Women, Militarism, and War: Essays in History, Politics, and Social Theory, Edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain and Sheila Tobias. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.
Endres, Kathleen. Rosie the Rubber Worker: Women Workers in Akron's Rubber Factories during World War II. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2000.
Enloe, Cynthia H. Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Epp, Marlene. "Moving Forward, Looking Backward: The 'Great Trek' from the Soviet Union, 1943-45." Journal of Mennonite Studies 16 (1998): 59-75.
Epp, Marlene. "The Memory of Violence: Soviet and East European Mennonite Refugees and Rape in the Second World War." Journal of Women's History 9, no. 1 (1997): 58-87.

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