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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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.
Leasor, James. Singapore: The Battle that Changed the World. Garden City: Doubleday, 1968.
Lee, Loyd E. "We Have Just Begun to Write." Diplomatic History 25, no. 3 (2001): 367-381.
Lehtmets, Ann, and Douglas Hoile. Sentence : Siberia. Hartwell: Sid Harta Publishers, 2002.
Forgotten Genocides: Oblivion, Denial, and Memory, Edited by René Lemarchand. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
Lengyel, Olga. Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1995.
Lenṭin, Ronit. Thinking Palestine. London: Zed Books, 2008.

Introduction: Thinking Palestine, by Ronit Lentin.
Part 1. The Palestinianization of Race.
1. Racial Palestinianization, by David Theo Goldberg.
2. Globalizing racism and myths of the other in the war on terror, by Gargi Bhattacharyya.
Part 2. Palestine: Biopolitics and States of Exception.
3. Bio-power and thanato-politics: The case of the colonial occupation in Palestine, by Honaida Ghanim.
4. Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon: Laboratories of State-in-the-Making, Discipline and Islamist Radicalism, by Sari Hanafi.

Lerner, Paul Frederick. Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry, and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890-1930. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003.
Levi, Erik. Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010.
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.
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.
Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorship: Global Perspectives, Edited by Jie-Hyun Lim and Karen Petrone. Basingstoke: 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.

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