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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Forgacs, David. Rome Open City (Roma Città Aperta). London: British Film Institute, 2008.
Forsythe, David P. The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Forth, Christopher E., and Bertrand Taithe. French Masculinities: History, Culture, and Politics. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Forth, Christopher E. Masculinity in the Modern West: Gender, Civilization, and the Body. 2nd ed. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Forty, George, and Anne Forty. Women War Heroines. London: Arms and Armour, 1997.
Fox, Jo. Film Propaganda in Britain and Nazi Germany: World War II. Oxford, UK ; New York: Berg, 2007.
François, Etienne, Hannes Siegrist, and Jakob Vogel. Nation und Emotion: Deutschland und Frankreich im Vergleich. 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1995.
Franko, Mark. Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Franqui-Rivera, Harry. Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952 In Studies in war, society and the military. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
Fraser, Ronald. Blood of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War. New York: Pantheon Books, 1979.
Frederiksen, Elke P., and Martha Kaarsberg Wallach. Facing Fascism and Confronting the Past: German Women Writers from Weimar to the Present. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000.
Freedman, Lawrence. War. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Freier, Anna Elisabeth. "Das Schicksal Deutschlands liegt in der Hand seiner Frauen": Frauen in der deutschen Nachkriegsgeschichte, Edited by Annette Kuhn. Düsseldorf, Germany: Schwann, 1984.
Frevert, Ute. A Nation in Barracks: Modern German Military Conscription and Civil Society. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg Publishers, 2004.
Frevert, Ute. Militär und Gesellschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1997.
Friis, Henning Kristian. Scandinavia: Between East and West. 2nd ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.
Fritzsche, Peter. Germans into Nazis. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Frolova-Walker, Marina. Russian Music and Nationalism: From Glinka to Stalin. London: Yale University Press, 2007.
Frühstück, Sabine. Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
Frühstück, Sabine. "Sexuality and Sexual Violence." In The Cambridge History of the Second World War: Economy, Society and Culture, edited by Michael Geyer and Adam Tooze, 422-446. Vol. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Frühstück, Sabine. "World War II—Transnationally Speaking." Journal of Women's History 26, no. 3 (2014): 142-146.
Women and the Holocaust: Narrative and Representation, Edited by Esther Fuchs. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1999.
Furedi, Frank. "The Demobilized African Soldier and the Blow to White Prestige." In Guardians of Empire: The Armed Forces of the Colonial Powers c. 1700–1964, edited by David Killingray and David Omissi, 179-197. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999.
Fürst, Julianne. "Heroes, Lovers, Victims: Partisan Girls during the Great Fatherland War." Minerva 18, no. 3 (2000): 38-74.
Fussell, Paul. Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Gaffney, Kevin J. Kane County: The War Years. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2017.
M. Galang, Evelina. Lolas' House: Filipino Women Living with War. Evanston, Illinois: Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press, 2017.
Gallagher, Jean. The World Wars Through the Female Gaze. Carbondale, United States: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998.
Gamboa, Erasmo. "Braceros in the Pacific Northwest: Laborers on the Domestic Front, 1942–1947." Pacific Historical Review 56, no. 3 (1987): 378-398.
Gardner, Martha Mabie. The Qualities of a Citizen: Women, Immigration, and Citizenship, 1870–1965. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.
Garraio, Júlia. "Hordes of Rapists: The Instrumentalization of Sexual Violence in German Cold War Anti-Communist Discourses." Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais Annual Review, no. 5 (2013): 46-63.
Garraio, Júlia. "Wartime Rape as a Weapon of Propaganda." P@x online bulletin, no. 18 (2012): 2-4.
Gebhardt, Miriam. Als die Soldaten kamen: Die Vergewaltigung deutscher Frauen am Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2015.
Gebhardt, Miriam. Crimes Unspoken: The Rape of German Women at the End of the Second World War. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2017.

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