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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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. "Die Vergewaltigungen." In Die Russen in Berlin, 1945, edited by Erich Kuby. München: Scherz, 1965.
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.
Kühne, Thomas. Kameradschaft: Die Soldaten des nationalsozialistischen Krieges und das 20. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006.
Kühne, Thomas. Männergeschichte, Geschlechtergeschichte: Männlichkeit im Wandel der Moderne. Frankfurt/M, New York: Campus, 1996.
Kundrus, Birthe. "Verbotener Umgang: Liebesbeziehungen zwischen Ausländern und Deutschen 1939-1945." In Nationalsozialismus und Zwangsarbeit in der Region Oldenburg, 149-170. Oldenburg: Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Universität Oldenburg, 1999.
KUNT, GERGELY. "Wartime Sexual Economy as Seen through a Hungarian Woman's World War II Diary." Feminist Studies 43, no. 1 (2017): 108-133.
Kutz, Martin. Deutsche Soldaten: Eine Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Africa: From Slavery Days to Rwandan Genocide, Edited by John Laband. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
Lacey, Kate. Feminine Frequencies: Gender, German Radio, and the Public Sphere, 1923-1945. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Laffin, John. Women in Battle. London ; New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1967.
Lagerwey, Mary. "Reading Anne Frank and Ellie Wiesel: Voice and Gender in Stories about the Holocaust." Contemporary Jewry 17, no. 1 (1996): 48-65.
Lagrou, Pieter. The Legacy of Nazi Occupation: Patriotic Memory and National Recovery in Western Europe, 1945-1965. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Laitila, Johanna. Melodrama, Self and Nation in Post-War British Popular Film In Routledge advances in film studies. New York: Routledge, 2018.
Feminism, the Public, and the Private, Edited by Joan B. Landes. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Lang, Hans-Joachim. Die Frauen von Block 10: Medizinische Versuche in Auschwitz. Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe, 2011.
Langenbacher, E. "Twenty-First Century Memory Regimes in Germany and Poland: An Analysis of Elite Discourses and Public Opinion." German Politics and Society 26, no. 4 (2008): 50-81.
Langer, Lawrence L. "Gendered Suffering? Women in Holocaust Testimonies." In Women in the Holocaust, edited by Dalia Ofer and Lenore J. Weitzman, 351-363. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.
Langer, Rulka. The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt: War Through a Woman's Eyes 1939-1940 . Los Angeles: Aquila Polonica, 2009.
Langewiesche, Dieter. Reich, Nation, Föderation: Deutschland und Europa. Munich: Beck, 2008.
Lanzona, Vina A. Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.
Larson, Kay C. 'Til I Come Marching Home: A Brief History of American Women in World War II. Pasadena, CA: Minerva Center, 1995.
Laska, Vera. Women in the Resistance and in the Holocaust: The Voices of Eyewitnesses. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.
Soldatinnen: Gewalt und Geschlecht im Krieg vom Mittelalter bis heute, Edited by Klaus Latzel, Franka Maubach and Silke Satjukow. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2011.
Launer, John. Sex versus Survival: The Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein. New York: Overlook Duckworth, 2015.
Laurie, Clayton. The Propaganda Warriors: America's Crusade Against Nazi Germany. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
Lawler, Nancy Ellen. Soldiers of Misfortune: Ivoirien tirailleurs of World War II. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1992.
Lazda, Maria. "The Discourse of Power Through Gender in World War II Latvia." 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, 59-80. Osnabrück, Germany: Fibre Verlag, 2012.

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