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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Berenguer, Sara. Entre el Sol y la Tormenta: Revolución, Guerra y Exilio de una Mujer Libre. 2nd (expanded) ed. València, Spain: Eixam, 2005.
Berg, Nicholas. The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015.
Bergen, Doris L. "Sexual Violence in the Holocaust: Unique and Typical?" In Lessons and Legacies VII: The Holocaust in International Perspective, edited by Dagmar Herzog, 179-201. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2006.
Bergen, Doris. War & Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust. 3rd ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield , 2016.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Bergen, Doris L. "What Do Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Contribute to the Understanding of the Holocaust." In Different Horrors, Same Hell: Gender and the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg and Amy H. Shapiro, 16-36. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012.
Berger, Thomas U. War, Guilt, and World Politics after World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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Berghahn, Volker Rolf. Militarismus: Die Geschichte einer internationalen Debatte. Hamburg: Berg, 1986.
Bergmeier, Horst J. P., and Rainer E. Lotz. Hitler's Airwaves: The Inside Story of Nazi Radio Broadcasting and Propaganda Swing. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.
Berkhoff, Karel C. Motherland in Danger: Soviet Propaganda during World War II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.
Women, War, and Revolution, Edited by Berkin, Carol and Clara Maria Lovett. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1980.
Bernadac, Christian. The Naked Puppets: Auschwitz. Geneva: Ferni Pub. House : Distributed by Friends of History, 1978.
Bernik, Valerija. "Women Veterans of the Second World War = Veteranke druge svetovne vojne." Sodobni vojaški izzivi 19, no. 2 (2017): 71-87.
Berthezène, Clarisse. "L'Engagement des femmes dans le monde associatif (1928-1951), un volontariat politique au service du Parti conservateur?" Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique 22, no. 3 (2017): 1-14.
Bérubé, Allan. Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II. 20th Anniversary ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
Bessel, Richard. Germany 1945: From War to Peace. New York: HarperCollins, 2009.
Bessel, Richard, and Dirk Schumann. Life after Death: Approaches to a Cultural and Social History of Europe During the 1940s and 1950s. Washington, D.C.; Cambridge: German Historical Institute; Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Auslander, Leora, Greg Castillo, Susan E. Reid, Paolo Scrivano, Claire Langhamer, Daniel Beer, Polymeris Voglis, David Renton, and Emmett Sullivan. Domestic Dreamworlds: Notions of Home in Post-1945 Europe, Edited by Paul Betts and David Crowley. Volume 40 Issue 2 ed. Vol. Journal of Contemporary History. London, UK: SAGE Publications, 2005.
Bidaurrazaga, Aritz Ipiña. "La Depuración Franquista Del Personal Femenino Del Ayuntamiento De Bilbao, 1937." Historia Contemporánea 55, no. 2 (2017): 575-607.
Biddiscombe, Perry. "The Mufti's Men: Haj Amin al-Husayni and SS Parachute Expeditions to Palestine and Iraq, 1944-1945." Journal of Military History 82, no. 3 (2018): 783-815.
Bieder, maryellen. Spanish women writers and Spain's Civil War, Edited by Roberta Johnson. New York: Routledge, 2017.
Bieder, maryellen, and Roberta Johnson. Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War. New York: Routledge, Taylor et Francis Group, 2017.
Bielenberg, Christabel. Als ich Deutsche war, 1934-1945: Eine Engländerin erzählt In Beck'sche Reihe ;; 326; Variation: Beck'sche Reihe ;; 326. Munich, Germany: Biederstein, 1996.
Histories of the Aftermath: The Legacies of the Second World War in Europe, Edited by Frank Biess and Robert G. Moeller. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010.
Biess, Frank. Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.
Biess, Frank. "Men of Reconstruction – The Reconstruction of Men: Returning POWs in East and West Germany, 1945–1955." In Home/Front: The Military, War, and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany, edited by Karen Hagemann and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, 335-359. Oxford, UK: Berg, 2002.
Bird, William L., and Harry R. Rubenstein. Design for Victory: World War II Posters on the American Home Front. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998.
Birnie, Lisa Hobbs. In Mania's Memory. [Vancouver]: Read Leaf, 2010.
Black, Jeremy. European Warfare, 1815-2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
Black, Jeremy. The Age of Total War, 1860–1945. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006.
Black, Jeremy. The Holocaust: History and Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

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Black, Jeremy. War and Technology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.
Black, Jeremy. Warfare in the Western World, 1882–1975. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.
Blom, Ida, and Sølvi Sogner. Med kjønnsperspektiv på norsk historie: fra vikingtid til 2000-årsskiftet. Oslo, Norway: Cappelen akademisk forlag, 1999.
Political Violence in Twentieth Century Europe, Edited by Donald Bloxham and Robert Gerwarth. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies, Edited by Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Boccardo, Aline. Sternbild der Freiheit: Tagebuch einer Flucht. Frauenfeld ; Stuttgart Wien: Huber, 2007.
Bock, Gisela, and David Crew. "Antinatalism, Maternity, and Paternity in National Socialist Racism." In Nazism , 110-140. New York: Routledge, 1994.

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