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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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.
Lomas, Janis. "‘So I Married Again’: Letters from British Widows of the First and Second World Wars." History Workshop Journal 38, no. 1 (1994): 218-227.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Asia: From the Taiping Rebellion to the Vietnam War, Edited by Stewart Lone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.
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.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

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.
Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in the Modern Era, Edited by Jenny Macleod. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
MacMaster, Neil. Colonial Migrants and Racism: Algerians in France, 1900-62. New York, U.S.A.: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Madison, James H. Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007.
Madra, Amandeep Singh, and Parmjit Singh. Warrior Saints: Four Centuries of the Sikh Military Tradition. London ; New York: I. B. Tauris, 1999.
Madsen, Grant. Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.
Maerz, Susanne. "From Taboo to Compensation: Krigsbarn in Public Discourse and Literature after 1945." In From Patriotic Memory to a Universalistic Narrative? Shifts in Norwegian Memory Culture after 1945 in Comparative Perspective, edited by Odd-Bjøn Fure Arnd Bauerkämper, Østein Hetland and Robert Zimmerman, 253-271. Essen: Klartext, 2014.
Maguire, Peter. Law and War: International Law and American History. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.
Maier, Charles S. "Consigning the Twentieth Century to History: Alternative Narratives for the Modern Era." The American Historical Review 105, no. 3 (2000): 807-831.
Maier, Charles S. "Consigning the Twentieth Century to History: Alternative Narratives for the Modern Era." American Historical Review 105, no. 3 (2000): 807-831.
Makepeace, Clare. "‘Pinky Smith Looks Gorgeous!’ Female Impersonators and Male Bonding in Prisoner of War Camps for British Servicemen in Europe." In Men, Masculinities and Male Culture in the Second World War, edited by Linsey Robb and Juliette Pattinson, 71-95. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Makino, U. "Terrorgenozid Nanking 1937/38: Zum systematischen Charakter der japanischen Verbrechen." Zeitschrift fuer GeschichtswissenschaftBERLIN 48, no. 6 (2000): 525-540.

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