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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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.
Fraser, Ronald. Blood of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War. New York: Pantheon Books, 1979.
Frederiksen, Elke, and Martha Kaarsberg Wallach. Facing fascism and confronting the past: German women writers from Weimar to the present. Albany, U.S.A.: State University of New York Press, 2000.

Growing up in the eye of the firestorm : a Jewish childhood under the Nazis / Ruth Kluger
Primitive and the modern : Gottfried Benn and Else Lasker-Schüler / Gisela Brinker-Gabler
"This number is not in service:" : destabilizing identities in Irmgard Keun's novels from Weimar and exile / Ritta Jo Horsley
Victims or perpetrators? Literary responses to women's roles in National Socialism / Elaine Martin
Literary antifascism : Anna Segher's exile writings 1936 to 1949 / Gertraud Gutzmann

Frevert, Ute. A Nation in Barracks: Modern German Military Conscription and Civil Society. Oxford, UK; New York: Berg Publishers, 2004.
Frevert, Ute. "Soldaten, Staatsbürger: Überlegungen zur Historischen Konstruktion von Männlichkeit." In Männergeschichte, Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne, edited by Thomas Kühne, 72-87. Frankfurt/M: Campus Verlag, 1996.
Friis, Henning Kristian. Scandinavia, between East and West. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1950.
Fritzsche, Peter. Germans into Nazis. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Frolova, Lidiia Andreevna, Valentina Nikolaevna Prokhorova, Mariia Kotliar, and Rosemarie Papadopoulos-Killius. "Interviews mit Ehemaligen Russischen Frontkämpferinnen." BIOS: Zeitschrift für Biographieforschung und Oral History 8, no. 1 (1995): 129-138.
Frolova-Walker, Marina. Russian Music and Nationalism: From Glinka to Stalin. London: Yale University Press, 2007.
Fronius, Helen. Women and Death: Representations of Female Victims and Perpetrators in German Culture In Studies in German literature, linguistics and culture; Variation: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2008.
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, South Carolina: 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.
Gavrilova, Lidiia Pavlovna, and Eva Daeneke. Ein kleines Flämmchen : Wie eine Zwangsarbeiterin überlebte In Quellen zur Regionalgeschichte,; Bd. 11; Variation: Quellen zur Regionalgeschichte ;; Bd. 11. Bielefeld, Germany: Verlag für Regionalgeschichte, 2005.
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; Malden, United States: Polity Press, 2017.
Gebhardt, Miriam. Crimes Unspoken: The Rape of German Women at the End of the Second World War.. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2017.
Geissbühler, Simon. "The Rape of Jewish Women and Girls during the First Phase of the Romanian Offensive in the East, July 1941: A Research Agenda and Preliminary Findings." Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History 19, no. 1 (2013): 59-80.
Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany, Edited by Robert Gellately and Nathan Stoltzfus. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.
Gerhalter, Li, and Christa Hämmerle. Krieg-Politik-Schreiben: Tagebücher von Frauen (1918-1950). Weimar: Böhlau Verlag, 2015.
Gerlach, Christian. Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.