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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Gerlach, Christian. Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Gerolymatos, André. Castles made of sand: a century of Anglo-American espionage and intervention in the Middle East. New York, U.S.A.: Thomas Dunne Books, 2010.
Gerstle, Gary. American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.
War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe After the Great War, Edited by Robert Gerwarth and John Horne. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

1. Paramilitarism in Europe after the Great War: An Introduction (Robert Gerwarth and John Horne) (p. 1)

Part I. Revolution and Counter-Revolution

2. Paramilitary Violence in Russia's Civil Wars, 1918-1920 (William G. Rosenberg) (p. 21)

3. Bolshevism as Fantasy: Fear of Revolution and Counter-Revolutionary Violence, 1917-1923 (Robert Gerwarth and John Home) (p. 40)

4. Fighting the Red Beast: Counter-Revolutionary Violence in the Defeated States of Central Europe (Robert Gerwarth) (p. 52)

Geva, Dorit. "Where the State Feared to Tread: Conscription and Local Patriarchalism in Modern France." Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 636, no. 1 (2011): 111-128.
Geyer, Michael. "Amerikanisches Totendgedenken: Privatisierung des Leidens und Universalisierung des der Toten." In Gefallenengedenken im globalen Vergleich. Nationale Tradition, politische Legitimation und Individualisierung der Erinnerung, edited by Manfrd Hettling and Jörg Echternkamp, 487-510. Munich: Oldenbourg, 2013.
Geyer, Michael. "Eine Kriegsgeschichte, die vom Tod spricht." Physische Gewalt: Studien zur Geschichte der Neuzeit (1995): 136-161.
Geyer, Michael. "How the Germans Learned to Wage War: On the Question of Killing in the First and Second World Wars." In Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in Twentieth-Century Germany, edited by Alon Confino, Paul Betts and Dirk Schumann, 25-50. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.
Geyer, Michael. "Militarism and Capitalism in the 20th Century." In Arms Races: Technological and Political Dynamics, edited by Nils Petter Gleditsch and Olav Njølstad, 247-275. Oslo ; Newbury Park, CA: International Peace Research Institute ; Sage Publications, 1990.
The Cambridge History of the Second World War, Edited by Michael Geyer, Adam J. Tooze and Evan Mawdsley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Gibbs, Christopher. "'The Phenomenon of the Seventh': A Documentary Essay on Shostakovich’s 'War' Symphony." In Shostakovich and His World, edited by Laurel E. Fay, 59-113. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014.
Music and International History in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht. New York; Oxford, UK: Berghahn Books, 2015.
Gilbert, Joanne D. Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich. East Stroudsburg, PA: Gihon River Press, 2014.
Gildea, Robert Warring. Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Giles, Geoffrey J. "The Denial of Homosexuality: Same-Sex Incidents in Himmler's SS and Police." Journal of the History of Sexuality 11, no. 1 (2002): 256-290.
Gilewicz, Alicia, and Steve Price. Frozen Footprints : Lessons in Freedom from a Survivor of the Siberian Slave-Labor Camps. Tampa, FL: INTI Pub., 1998.
Diasporas and Diplomacy: Cosmopolitan Contact Zones at the BBC World Service (1932-2012), Edited by Marie Gillespie and Alban Webb. New York: Routledge, 2013.
Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics, Edited by Richard Gillespie. Abingdon: Routeledge, 2018.
The Militarization of the Western World, Edited by John R. Gillis. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1989.
Ginio, Ruth. French Colonialism Unmasked: The Vichy Years in French West Africa. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Ginsborg, Paul. Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014.
Ginsborg, Paul. Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014.
Glantz, David. Colossus Reborn: The Red Army at War, 1941-1943. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005.
Glantz, David M. "Women in War: The Red Army's Experience." Journal of Slavic Military Studies 12, no. 1 (1999): 208-212.
Glass, Charles. The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II. New York: Penguin, 2013.
Gledhill, Christine, and Jillian Swanson. Nationalising Femininity: Culture, Sexuality, and British Cinema in the Second World War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996.
Arms Races: Technological and Political Dynamics, Edited by Nils Petter Gleditsch and Olav Njølstad. Oslo ; Newbury Park, CA: International Peace Research Institute ; Sage Publications, 1990.
Gleeson, Ian. The Unknown Force: Black, Indian and Coloured Soldiers Through Two World Wars. Rivonia, South Africa: Ashanti, 1994.
Massenhaftes Töten: Kriege und Genozide im 20. Jahrhundert, Edited by Peter Gleichmann and Thomas Kühne. Essen: Klartext, 2004.
Gluck, Cellin. Persona Non Grata. Japan: Toho, 2015.
Gluck, Sherna Berger. Rosie the Riveter Revisited: Women, the War, and Social Change. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1987.
Glunz, Claudia, and Thomas F. Schneider. "Then horror came into her eyes...": Gender and the Wars. Vol. XXV. Göttingen: V&R Unipress, 2014.
Glyn-Jones, Anne. Morse code Wrens of Station X: Bletchley's outer circle. Exeter, UK: Amphora Press, 2017.
Godfroid, Anne. "After 'Teutonic Fury', 'Belgian Fury'? Fact and Fiction in the Revenge of Belgian Soldiers in the Rhineland in 1923." In Rape in Wartime, edited by Raphaëlle Branche and Fabrice Virgili, 90-102. Basingstoke, UK ; London ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Goedde, Petra. GIs and Germans: Culture, Gender and Foreign Relations, 1945-1949. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.
Goldburg, Myrna. "Memoirs of Auschwitz Survivors: The Burden of Gender." In Women in the Holocaust, edited by Dalia Ofer and Lenore J. Weitzman, 327-339. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.