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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Levine, Philippa. The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2013.
Lewis, Jane E. Women in Britain Since 1945: Women, Family, Work, and the State in the Post-War Years. Oxford, UK; Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1992.
Li, Peter. Japanese war crimes: the search for justice. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routeledge, 2017.
Yizkor Books. New York, NY.
Liddington, Jill. "'Wars Will Cease When…': Feminism and Anti-militarism in Britain, 1918–1939." In Twentieth-Century Peace Movements: Successes and Failures, edited by Guido Grunewald and Peter van den Dungen, 81-99. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995.
Liddington, Jill. The Road to Greenham Common: Feminism and Anti-Militarism in Britain since 1820. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1991.
Lilienthal, Georg. Der "Lebensborn e.V.": Ein Instrument Nationalsozialisticher Rassenpolitik. Stuttgart and New York: G, Fischer, 1985.
Lilly, J. Robert, and Michael J. Thomson. "Executing US Soldiers in England, World War II: Command Influence and Sexual Racism." British Journal of Criminology 37, no. 2 (1997): 262-288.
Lilly, J. Robert. Taken by Force: Rape and American GIs in Europe during World War II. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Lim, Jie-Hyun, and Karen Petrone. Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorship: Global Perspectives. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Kriegsbegeisterung und mentale Kriegsvorbereitung: Interdisziplinäre Studien, Edited by Marcel van der Linden and Gottfried Mergner. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1991.
The Oxford Handbook of War, Edited by Julian Lindley-French and Yves Boyer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Lines, Lisa Margaret. Milicianas: Women in Combat in the Spanish Civil War. Lanham, United States: Lexington Books, 2012.
Linhard, Tabea Alexa. Fearless Women in the Mexican Revolution and the Spanish Civil War. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2005.
Linn, Brian McAllister. Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Lisner, Wiebke. "Midwifery and racial segregation in Occupied Western Poland, 1939-1945." German History 35, no. 2 (2017): 229-246.
List, Corinna von. Frauen in der Résistance 1940-1944: "Der Kampf gegen die 'Boches' hat begonnen!". Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2010.
Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front, Edited by Judy Litoff and David C. Smith. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Litoff, Judy Barrett, and David C. Smith. We're in This War Too: World War II Letters from American Women in Uniform. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
López, Sofía Rodríguez, and Antonio Cazorla Sánchez. "Blue Angels: Female Fascist Resisters, Spies and Intelligence Officials in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–9." Journal of Contemporary History 53, no. 4 (2018): 692-713.
Lorenz, David Alegre, Miguel Alonso Ibarra, and Javier Rodrigo Sánchez. Europa Desgarrada: Guerra, Ocupación y Violencia, 1900-1950. Zaragoza, Spain: Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza, 2018.
Lormier, Dominique. Les années interdites : auteurs, journalistes et artistes dans la collaboration. Paris, France: L'Archipel, 2018.
Lostec, Fabien. "Des prisonnières en guerre : le cas des femmes condamnées à mort au sortir de l’Occupation." Annales de Bretagne et des pays de l’Ouest 124, no. 2 (2017): 121-143.
Lovejoy, Esther Pohl. Women Doctors of the World. New York: Macmillan, 1957.
Alltag im Holocaust: Jüdisches Leben im Großdeutschen Reich, 1941–1945, Edited by Andrea Löw, Doris L. Bergen and Anna Hájková. Munich: Oldenbourg, 2013.
Lowe, Keith. Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Lowe, Keith. The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Lower, Wendy. Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Lozada, Juan Carlos Nal. "Representación de la Guerra Civil Española por la Prensa Escrita Arequipeña (1936 -1939)." Revista de Historia Regional y Local 11, no. 21 (2019): 173-210.
Lüdtke, Alf. "Die Kaserne." In Orte des Alltags, edited by Heinz-Gerhard Haupt, 227-237. Munich: C.H. Beck Verlag, 1994.
Ehre und Pflichterfüllung als Codes militärischer Tugenden, Edited by Ulrike Ludwig, Markus Pöhlmann and John Zimmermann. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2014.
Lunden, Walter A. "Violent Crimes in Japan in War and Peace, 1933-74." International Journal of Criminology and Penology 4, no. 4 (1976): 349-363.
Lynn, John A. Battle: A History Of Combat And Culture. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2003.
Lynn, Vera, Robin Cross, and Jenny de Gex. Unsung Heroines: The Women Who Won the War., 1990.
MacGregor, Russell. Imagined Destinies: Aboriginal Australians and the Doomed Race Theory, 1880–1939. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1997.
MacKenzie, John M. Popular Imperialism and the Military: 1850–1950. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press ; St. Martin's Press, 1992.