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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Illiano, Roberto, and Massimiliano Sala. "Italian Music and Racial Discourses during the Fascist Period." In Western Music and Race, edited by Julie Brown, 182-200. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Imperial War Museums. Imperial War Museums. London.
Irwin, Julia F. Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Iturbe, Lola. La Mujer en la Lucha Social y en la Guerra Civil de España. Madrid, Spain: LaMalatesta, 2015.
Jackson, Angela. British Women and the Spanish Civil War. London: Routledge, 2002.
Jackson, Angela. Las Mujeres Británicas y la Guerra Civil Española, Edited by Carmen Castillo. Valencia, Spain: Publicacions de la Universitat de Valéncia, 2010.
Jackson, Paul. One of the Boys: Homosexuality in the Military during World War II. Montreal; Ithaca, NY: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010.
Jackson, Ashley. The British Empire and the Second World War. London: Continuum, 2006.
Jackson, Kathi. They Called Them Angels: American Military Nurses of World War II. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000.
Jackson-Schebetta, Lisa. Traveler, there is no road: theatre, the Spanish Civil War, and the decolonial imagination in the Americas. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.
Jacobs, Janet. Memorializing the Holocaust: Gender, Genocide and Collective Memory. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 2010.
Jakes, Kelly. "Songs of Our Fathers: Gender and Nationhood at the Liberation of France." Rhetoric & Public Affairs 20, no. 3 (2017): 385-419.
Jancar, Barbara. "Women in the Yugoslav National Liberation Movement: An Overview." Studies in Comparative Communism 14, no. 2–3 (1981): 144-164.
Jarausch, Konrad. Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2018.
Jarausch, Konrad H. Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Jarvis, Christina S. The Male Body at War: American Masculinity during World War II. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2004.
Jaun, Rudolf. "“Militär, Krieg und Geschlecht: Europäische Entwicklungslinien und schweizerische Besonderheiten.” ." In Armee, Staat und Geschlecht: Die Schweiz im internationalen Vergleich 1918–1945, edited by Christof Dejung and Stämpfli Regula, 83-97. Zürich: Chronos, 2003.
Jolie, Angelina. Unbroken. United States: Universal Pictures, 2014.
Jolluck, Katherine. Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during World War II. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.
Jolluck, Katherine R. "The Nation’s Pain and Women’s Shame: Polish Women and Wartime Violence." In Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur-Deckard, 193-219. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Jolluck, Katherine R. "Women in the Crosshairs: Violence Against Women during the Second World War." Australian Journal of Politics & History 62, no. 4 (2016): 514-528.
Jones, Helen. British Civilians in the Front Line: Air Raids, Productivity and Wartime Culture, 1939-45. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2006.
Jones, Adam. Gendercide and Genocide. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004.
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.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Judt, Tony. "The Past is Another Country: Myth and Memory in Postwar Europe." Daedalus 121, no. 4 (1992): 83-118.
Jug, Steven G. "Red Army Romance: Preserving Masculine Hegemony in Mixed Gender Combat Units, 1943–1944." Journal of War & Culture Studies 5, no. 3 (2012): 321-334.
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.