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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Jones, Adam. Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. London: Routledge, 2006.
Jones, Ellen. Red Army and Society: A Sociology of the Soviet Military. Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1985.
Jones, John Bush. The Songs That Fought the War: Popular Music and the Home Front, 1939-1945. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2006.
Jones, Andrew F. Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
Judt, Tony. Postwar: A History of Europe since 1945. New York: Penguin Press, 2005.
Judt, Tony. "The Past is Another Country: Myth and Memory in Postwar Europe." Daedalus 121, no. 4 (1992): 83-118.
Juma, Monica Kathina, and Astri Suhrke. "Introduction." In Eroding Local Capacity: International Humanitarian Action in Africa, edited by Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke, 5-19. Uppsala, Sweden : Somerset, NJ: Nordic Africa Institute, 2003.
Kalisch, Beatrice J., and Philip A. Kalisch. "Nurses in American History: The Cadet Nurse Corps in World War II." American Journal of Nursing 76, no. 2 (1976): 240-242.
Kallis, Aristotle A. Nazi Propaganda and the Second World War. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Kalyvas, Stathis N. The Logic of Violence in Civil War. New York ; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Kampf, Antje. "Controlling Male Sexuality: Combating Venereal Disease in the New Zealand Military during Two World Wars." Journal of the History of Sexuality 17, no. 2 (2008): 235-258.
Kantsteiner, Wulf. In Pursuit of German Memory: History, Television, and Politics after Auschwitz. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006.
Kaplan, Robert. "Medicine at the Battle of Stalingrad." Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 93, no. 2 (2000): 97-98.
Kaps, Johannes. Martirio y Heroismo de la Mujer Alemana del Este: Fragmento de la Pasión Silesiana, 1945-1946. Madrid, Spain: Publicep Libros Digitales, 2007.
Kashima, Tetsuden. Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003.
Kassimeris, George. The Barbarization of Warfare. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
Katin, Zelma, and Louis Katin. "Clippie". The Autobiography of a War Time Conductress. London: John Gifford Ltd., 1944.
Katz, Katarina. Gender, Work, and Wages in the Soviet Union: A Legacy of Discrimination. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Katz, Sheila H. Women and gender in early Jewish and Palestinian nationalism. Gainesville, U.S.A.: University of Florida Press, 2003.
Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide and Radicalization, Edited by Alex J. Kay, Jeff Rutherford and David Stahel. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012.
Kazin, Michael. War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Keene, Judith. The Last Mile to Huesca: An Australian Nurse in the Spanish Civil War. Kensington, NSW: New South Wales University Press, 1988.
Keil, Sally VanWagenen. Those Wonderful Women in Their Flying Machines: The Unknown Heroines of World War II. New York: Rawson, Wade, 1979.
Kershaw, Angela, and Angela Kimyongür. Women in Europe between the wars : politics, culture and society. Burlington, U.S.A.: Ashgate, 2007.
Keshen, Jeff. Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers: Canada's Second World War. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2004.
Kesselman, Amy Vita. Fleeting Opportunities: Women Shipyard Workers in Portland and Vancouver During World War II and Reconversion. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990.
Kessler-Harris, Alice. In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Khan, Yasmin. India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
At War: the Military and American Culture in the Twentieth Century and Beyond In War culture, Edited by David Kieran and Edwin A. Martini. New Brunswick, NJ, USA: Rutgers University Press, 2018.
Writing The War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent, Edited by Anne Kiley, Thomas Pellechia and David Kiley. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2015.
Kimble, Jr., Lionel. "I Too Serve America: African American Women War Workers in Chicago, 1940-1945." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 93, no. 4 (2000): 415-434.
Kimble, James J. Mobilizing the Home Front: War Bonds and Domestic Propaganda. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2006.
Kimura, Maki. Unfolding the 'Comfort Women' Debates: Modernity, Violence, Women's Voices. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Kindsvatter, Peter. American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003.
Kinnuen, Tiina. "Gender and Politics: Patriotic Women in Finnish Public Memory." In The Gender of Memory: Cultures of Remembrance in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century-Europe, edited by Sylvia Schraut and Sylvia Paletschek, 181-203. Frankfurt/M: Campus, 2008.