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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Katz, Sheila H. Women and gender in early Jewish and Palestinian nationalism. Gainesville, U.S.A.: University of Florida Press, 2003.
Kaufmann, Franz-Xaver. "A Women’s Peace Divided: Demobilization and Working Class Women in Chicago, 1945–1953.", 1-18. Vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
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.
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.

 
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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.

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