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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Herzog, Dagmar. Brutality and Desire: War and Sexuality in Europe's Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Herzog, Dagmar. "Hubris and Hypocrisy, Incitement and Disavowal: Sexuality and German Fascism." Journal of the History of Sexuality 11, no. 1/2 (2002): 3-21.
Herzog, Dagmar. Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.
Herzog, Dagmar. "Sexual Violence Against Men: Torture at Flössenburg." In Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide, edited by Carol Rittner and John K. Roth, 29-44. St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 2012.
Herzog, Dagmar. "Sexuality and German Fascism." Journal of the History of Sexuality 11, no. 1/2 (2002): 3-349.
Herzog, Dagmar. Sexuality in Europe: A Twentieth Century History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Military Masculinities: Identity and the State, Edited by Paul Higate. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.
Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women, Edited by Higham, Robin and Reina Pennington. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
Higman, Barry William. A Concise History of the Caribbean. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Higonnet, Margaret Randolph, Jane Jenson, Sonya Michel, and Margaret Collins Weitz. Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1987.
Gilbert, Sandra M. "Soldier’s Heart: Literary Men, Literary Women and the Great War." In Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars, edited by Margaret R. Higonnet, Jenson, Jane, Sonya Michel and Margaret Collins Weitz, 197-226. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989.
Higonnet, Margaret R., and Patrice L. R. Higonnet. "The Double Helix." In Reading behind the lines. Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction, edited by Margaret R. Higonnet, Jenson, Jane, Sonya Michel and Margaret Collins Weitz, 31-47. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1987.
Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe, 1933-1945. New York: Aaron Asher Books, 1992.
Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews. 3rd ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Hildebrand, Vera. Women at War : Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment. Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India: Harper Collins Publishers India, 2016.
Hillel, Marc. Lebensborn E.V.: Im Namen der Rasse. Wien: Paul Zsolnay Verlag, 1975.
Hillyar, Anna, and Jane McDermid. Revolutionary Women in Russia, 1870-1917: A Study in Collective Biography. New York: Manchester University Press, 2000.
Hinton, James. Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
War-Torn Tales: Literature, Film and Gender in the Aftermath of World War II, Edited by Danielle Hipkins and Gill Plain. Oxford: Peter Lang Pub, 2007.
Hitchcock, William I. The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe. New York: Free Press, 2008.
Hobsbawm, Eric J. Nations and Nationalism Since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Hobsbawm, Eric J. The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914–1991. London: Abacus, 1994.
Hodges, Patricia A. M., and American Dietetic Foundation. From Home Sister to Second Lieutenant: Army Dietitians in World Wars I and II. Charlotte, NC: Catawba Pub. Co., 2007.
Hodgson, Godfrey. The Myth of American Exceptionalism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
Hoffmann, Joachim. Die Ostlegionen 1941–1943: Turkotataren, Kaukasier und Wolgafinnen im deutschen Heer. Freiburg im Briesgau: Rombach, 1976.
Höhn, Maria. GIs and Fräuleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Hollihan, Kerrie Logan. Reporting under Fire: 16 Daring Women War Correspondents and Photojournalists In Women of action; Variation: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.). Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2014.
Holt, Lorissa Wilfong. I Remember: A Memoir of Nazi Invasion, Forced Exile and Concentration Camp. Boise, ID: Book Lore Publications, 2008.
Holzner, Brigitte M. "Wars, Bodies and Development." In Experiencing War, edited by Christine Sylvester, 64-78. Abingdon, UK ; New York: Routledge, 2010.
Honey, Maureen. Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II. Colombia, United States: University of Missouri Press, 1999.
Honey, Maureen. Creating Rosie the Riveter: Class, Gender, and Propaganda during World War II. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984.
Horne, John. "Defeat and Memory in Modern History." In Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era, edited by Jenny Macleod, 11-29. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Horne, Gerald. The White Pacific: U.S. Imperialism and Black Slavery in the South Seas After the Civil War. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007.
Horten, Gerd. Radio Goes to War: The Cultural Politics of Propaganda during World War II. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
Horwitz, Rara R. "Women in Holocaust Literature." In Women in the Holocaust, edited by Dalia Ofer and Leonore Weitzman, 275-376. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.
Houghton, Frances. "Becoming 'A Man' During the Battle of Britain: Combat, Masculinity and Rites of Passage in the Memoirs of 'the Few'." In Men, Masculinities and Male Culture in the Second World War, edited by Linsey Robb and Juliette Pattinson, 97-117. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

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