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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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.
Major, Susan. Female Railway Workers in World War II. Barnsley: Pen and Sword Transport, 2018.
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, 2018.
Makino, U. "Terrorgenozid Nanking 1937/38: Zum systematischen Charakter der japanischen Verbrechen." Zeitschrift fuer GeschichtswissenschaftBERLIN 48, no. 6 (2000): 525-540.
Mallett, Robert. Mussolini in Ethiopia, 1919–1935: The Origins of Fascist Italy's African War. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Maloba, Wunyabari O. African women in revolution. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2007.
Mamlok, Robert. The International Medical Relief Corps in Wartime China, 1937-1945. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company Inc. Publishers, 2018.
Mandelshtam, Nadezhda. Hope Abandoned. New York: Atheneum, 1974.
Mangan, James Anthony. 'Manufactured' Masculinity: Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism. Abingdon, UK; New York: Routledge, 2012.
Mangini, Shirley. Memories of Resistance: Women's Voices from the Spanish Civil War. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.
Mann, Erika. Blitze überm Ozean: Aufsätze, Reden, Reportagen, Edited by Irmela von der Lühe and Uwe Naumann. Reinbek, Germany: Rowohlt, 2000.
Mann, Gregory. Native Sons: West African Veterans and France in the Twentieth Century. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006.
Mant, Joan. All Muck, No Medals: Land Girls by Land Girls. Stroud, UK: Amberley, 2009.
Marie, Jean-Jacques. Les femmes dans la révolution russe. Paris: Seuil, 2017.
Markwick, Roger D. "'The Motherland Calls’: Soviet Women in the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945." In The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union, edited by Melanie Ilic, 217-232. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Markwick, Roger D., and Euridice C. Cardona. Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Marsh, Rosalind J. Women in Russia and Ukraine. Cambridge [England] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Marshall, T. H. Citizenship and Social Class, and Other Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1950.
Gender, Patriarchy, and Fascism in the Third Reich: The Response of Women Writers, Edited by Elaine Martin. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1993.
La guerre civile: Entre Histoire et Mémoire, Edited by Jean-Clément Martin. Nantes: Ouest éditions, 1995.
Marwick, Arthur, Clive Emsley, and Wendy Simpson. Total War and Historical Change: Europe, 1914-1955. Buckingham; Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press, 2001.
Mason, Ursula Stuart. Britannia's Daughters: The Story of the WRNS. London: Leo Cooper, 1992.
Mason, Emily. Democracy, Deeds and Dilemmas: Support for the Spanish Republic within British Civil Society, 1936-1939 In The Cañada Blanch / Sussex Academic Studies on Contemporary Spain. Eastbourne, UK: Sussex Academic Press, 2017.
Matsumoto, Valerie. "Japanese American Women During World War II." Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 8, no. 1 (1984): 6-14.
Maubach, Franka. Die Stellung halten: Kriegserfahrungen und Lebensgeschichten von Wehrmachthelferinnen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009.
Maubach, Franka. "Expansionen weiblicher Hilfe: Zur Erfahrungsgeschichte von Frauen im Kriegsdienst." In Volksgenossinnen: Frauen in der NS-Volksgemeinschaft, edited by Sybille Steinbacher, 93-111. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2007.
Maubach, Franka. "Zwischen Selbstermächtigung und Ernüchterung: Erfahrungen weiblicher Hilfe für die Wehrmacht im Ausnahmezustand des Krieges." In Soldatinnen: Gewalt und Geschlecht im Krieg vom Mittelalter bis heute, edited by Klaus Latzel, Franka Maubach and Silke Satjukow, 279-299. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2011.
Maul, Daniel. "The Politics of Neutrality: Quaker Relief and the Spanish Civil War 1936–1939." European Review of History 23, no. 1-2 (2016): 82-100.
Mayers, David Allan. America and the Postwar World: Remaking International Society, 1945-1956 In Routledge studies in modern history. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2018.

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