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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Klassen, Pamela E. Going by the Moon and the Stars: Stories of Two Russian Mennonite Women. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1994.
Klich-Kluczewska, Barbara. "Reproduction Politics in Postwar Poland." In Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Maren Röger and Ruth Leiserowitz, 307-328. Osnabrück: Fibre Verlag, 2012.
Knaff, Donna. Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Women of World War II in American Popular Graphic Art. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012.
Knauer, Christine. Let Us Fight As Free Men: Black Soldiers and Civil Rights. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
Kochanski, Halik. The eagle unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2012.

Definitions of Poland and the Poles --
Guide to Polish Pronunciation --
The Rebirth of Poland --
Polish Foreign Policy, 1920-1939 --
The September 1939 Campaign --
The German and Soviet Occupation of Poland to June 1941 --
Exile in the Soviet Union --
Escape from the Soviet Union --
Poland's Contribution to the Allied War Effort, 1940-1943 --
Polish Non-combatants Outside Poland, 1939-1945 --
The Dark Years : Occupied Poland, 1941-1943 --
The Holocaust, 1941-1943 --

The Holocaust and World War II: In History and in Memory, Edited by Wendy Koenig and Nancy Rupprecht. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2012.
Koikare, Mire. Pedagogy of Democracy: Feminism and the Cold War in the U.S. Occupation of Japan . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008.
Kol-Inbar, Yehudit. ""Not Even for Three Lines in History": Jewish Women Underground Members and Partisans during the Holocaust." In A Companion to Women's Military History, edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining, 513-546. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Kon, Igor S. The Sexual Revolution in Russia: From the Age of the Czars to Today. New York: The Free Press, 1995.
Konstantinova, Ina Aleksandro, Kazimiera Janina Cottam, and Nikolai Vissariono Masolov. The Girl from Kashin : Soviet Women in Resistance in World War II. Manhattan, KS: MA/AH Pub., 1984.
Koonz, Claudia. "A Tributary and a Mainstream: Gender, Public Memory, and Historiography of Nazi Germany." In Gendering Modern German History: Themes, Debates, Revisions, edited by Karen Hagemann and Jean H. Quataert. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.
Koonz, Claudia. "Erwiderung auf Gisela Bocks Rezension von ‘Mothers in the Fatherland’." Geschichte und Gesellschaft 18, no. 3 (1992): 394-399.
Koonz, Claudia. Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, The Family, and Nazi Politics. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987.
Koppes, Clayton, and Gregory D. Black. Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits, and Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Koslov, Elissa Mailänder. Female SS Guards and Workaday Violence: The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1942-1944. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Patricia Szobar (Translator)

Kossoudji, Sherrie A., and Laura J. Dresser. "Working Class Rosies: Women Industrial Workers during World War II." Journal of Economic History 52, no. 2 (1992): 431-446.
D. Kousoulas, George. Revolution and defeat: the story of the Greek Communist Party. London: Oxford University Press, 1965.
Kraft, James. Stage to Studio: Musicians and the Sound Revolution, 1890-1950. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Kramer, Lloyd S. Nationalism in Europe & America: Politics, Cultures, and Identities since 1775. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Kramer, Nicole. Volksgenossinnen an der Heimatfront: Mobilisierung, Verhalten, Erinnerung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011.
Kramm, Robert. Sanitized sex: regulating prostitution, venereal disease, and intimacy in occupied Japan, 1945-1952. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2017.
Krimmer, Elisabeth. German Women's Life Writing and the Holocaust: Complicity and Gender in the Second World War. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Krockow, Christian. Hour of the Women: A Young Mother's Survive at the Close of World War 2. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.

Libussa Fritz-Krockow (Narrator), Krishna Winston (Translator)

Krueger, Marcel. Babushka's Journey: The Dark Road to Stalin's Wartime Camps. London: I.B.Tauris, 2018.
War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War, Edited by Christine Krüger and Sonja Levsen. Basingstoke, UK ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Krylova, Anna. "Neither Erased Nor Remembered: Cultural Strategies of Forgetting in Soviet Russia, 1940s-1980s." In Histories of the Aftermath: The Legacies of the Second World War in Europe, edited by Frank Biess and Robert G. Moeller, 83-101. New York: Berghahan Books, 2010.
Krylova, Anna. Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Kuby, Erich. The Russian and Berlin, 1945 In Die Russen in Berlin, 1945. New York: Ballentine Book, 1969.
Kühberger, Christoph, and Roman Reisinger. Mascolinità italiane: Italienische Männlichkeiten im 20. Jahrhundert. Berlin: Logos, 2006.
Kühne, Thomas. Belonging and Genocide: Hitler's Community, 1918-1945. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.
Kühne, Thomas. "Comradeship: Gender Confusion and Gender Order in the German Military, 1918-1945." In Home/Front: The Military, War, and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany, edited by Karen Hagemann and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, 233-254. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2002.