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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Sancho, Nelia. "The 'Comfort Women' System During World War II: Asia Women as Targets of Mass Rape and Sexual Slavery by Japan." In Gender and Catastrophe, edited by Ronit Lentin, 144-154. London ; New York: Zed Books, 1997.
Sarfatti, Michele. The Jews in Mussolini's Italy : from equality to persecution. Madison, U.S.A.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

Chapters:
The Jews at the coming of Fascism
The demography of Jewish life : the city, textiles, and books
The attack on Jewish equality (1922-1936)
The attack on Jewish rights (1936-1943)
The assault on Jewish lives (1943-1945)
Appendix 1 : Angelo Sereni's report to the Congress of Italian Jewish Communities (1925)
Appendix 2 : Report on the activities of the Union of the Italian Jewish Communities from June 1933 to September 1934
Appendix 3 : Italy's rabbis to their brethren (1937)

Sarnecky, Mary. A History of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.
Sartorti, Rosalinde. "On the Making of Heroes, Heroines and Saints." In Culture and Entertainment in Wartime Russia, edited by Richard Stites, 176-193. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.
Saxe, Robert Francis. Settling Down: World War II Veterans' Challenge to the Postwar Consensus. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Scheck, Raffael. French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity during World War II. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Scheck, Raffael. Hitler's African Victims: The German Army Massacres of Black French Soldiers in 1940. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Scheide, Carmen. "'Unstintingly Master Warfare': Women in the Red Army." In The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union, edited by Melanie Ilic, 233-248. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Scheina, Robert. Latin America's Wars. Dulles, VA: Potomac Books, 2003.
Scheipers, Sibylle. Prisoners in War. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology, Edited by Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Philippe I. Bourgois. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.
Schiborowski, Ingrid. Frauen und der spanische Krieg 1936-1939: eine biografische Dokumentation. Berlin: Verlag am Park, 2016.
Schlagdenhauffen, Régis. Homosexuel.le.s en Europe pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Paris: Nouveau Monde éditions, 2017.
Schmidt, Dörte. "Kulturelle Räume und ästhetische Universalität oder: Warum die Musik für die aktuelle Debatte über das Exil wichtig ist." In Kulturelle Räume und ästhetische Universalität: Musik und Musiker im Exil, edited by Claus-Dieter Krohn, Erwin Rotermund, Lutz Winckler and Wulf Köpke, 1-7. Munich: Edition Text + Kritik, 2008.
Schmidt-Harzbach, Ingrid. "Das Vergewaltigungssyndrom: Frauen im April 1945." In Die Unfähigkeit zu Feiern: Der Achte Mai, edited by Norbert Seitz and Lothar Baier, 79-91. The Rape Syndrome: Women in April 1945. Frankfurt am Main: Neue Kritik, 1985.
Schmitz-Koester, Dorothee. "Deutsche Mutter, bist du bereit ...": Der Lebensborn und seine Kinder. Berlin: Aufbau Taschenbuch, 2010.
Schneider, Karen. Loving Arms: British Women Writing the Second World War. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1997.
Schöck-Quinteros, Eva, and Sigrid Dauks. "Im Lager hat man auch mich zum Verbrecher gemacht": Margarete Ries: Vom "asozialen" Häftling in Ravensbrück zum Kapo in Auschwitz In Aus den Akten auf die Bühne ;; Bd. 5; Variation: Aus den Akten auf die Bühne ;; Bd. 5. Bremen: Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Universität Bremen, 2012.
Schrader, Helena Page. Sisters in Arms: The Women Who Flew in World War II. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Aviation, 2006.
Schraut, Sylvia, and Sylvia Paletscheck. "Remembrance and Gender: Making Gender Visible and Inscribing Women into Memory Culture." In The Gender of Memory: Cultures of Remembrance in Nineteenth- and Twentieth- Century Europe, edited by Sylvia Schraut and Sylvia Paletscheck, 267-287. Frankfurt/M: Campus, 2008.
Schreiter, Katrin. "Revisiting Morale under the Bombs: The Gender of Affect in Darmstadt, 1942–1945." Central European History 50, no. 3 (2017): 347-374.
Schrijvers, Peter. The GI War Against Japan: American Soldiers in Asia and the Pacific During World War Ii. New York: New York University Press, 2002.
Schulte, Regina. Die verkehrte Welt des Krieges: Studien zu Geschlecht, Religion und Tod. Frankfurt/M; New York: Campus, 1998.
Schwartz, Barry. Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Schwartz, Barry. "Memory as a Cultural System: Abraham Lincoln in World War II." American Sociological Review 61, no. 5 (1996): 908-927.
Schwartz, Paula. "Partisanes and Gender Politics in Vichy France." French Historical Studies 16, no. 1 (1989): 126-151.
Schwarzkopf, Jutta. "Britische Frauen in Luftabwehrbatterien im Zweiten Weltkrieg." In Soldatinnen: Gewalt und Geschlecht im Krieg vom Mittelalter bis heute, edited by Klaus Latzel, Franka Maubach and Silke Satjukow, 375-393. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2011.
Scott, Rebecca J., and Jean Michel Hébrard. Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.
Scrivener, Laurie. "US Military Women in World War II: The SPAR, WAC, WAVES, WASP, and Women Marines in US Government Publications." Journal of Government Information: An International Review of Policy, Issues and Resources 26, no. 4 (1999): 361-83.
Sebba, Anne. Les Parisiennes: leur vie, leurs amours, leurs combats, 1939-1949. Paris: Librairie Vuibert, 2018.
Secunda, Eugene, and Terence P. Moran. Selling War to America: From the Spanish American War to the Global War on Terror. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Seegers, Lu, and Jürgen Reulecke. Die “Generation der Kriegskinder:" Historische Hintergründe und Deutungen. Giessen, Germany: Psychosozial Verlag, 2009.
Segarra, Manuel Gómez, María Antonia Pa Rebollo, and Julio Montero Díaz. Estrategias Narrativas de los Documentales Históricos Españoles sobre la Guerra Civil (2000-2014) In Facultad de Ciencias de la Información. Madrid, Spain: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2018.

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