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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Wilson, Peter H. "Defining Military Culture." Journal of Military History 72, no. 1 (2008): 11-41.
Wilson, Sandra, Robert Cribb, Beatrice Trefalt, and Dean Aszkielowicz. Japanese War Criminals: The Politics of Justice after the Second World War. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Wilson, Elizabeth. Only halfway to paradise: women in postwar Britain, 1945-1968. London: Tavistock, 1980.
Winchell, Meghan. Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun: The Story of USO Hostesses during World War II. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Available online through UNC Libraries [eblib.com].

Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe, Edited by Nancy M. Wingfield and Maria Bucur-Deckard. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Winkler, Dörte. Frauenarbeit im "Dritten Reich". Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe, 1977.
Winkler, Allan. The Politics of Propaganda: The Office of War Information, 1942-1945. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1978.
Winter, Jay, and Emmanuel Siven. "Setting the Framework." In War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Centruy, edited by Jay Winter and Emmanuel Siven, 6-39. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Wishnia, Judith. "Feminism and Pacifism: The French Connection." In Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Perspectives, 103-113. London: Croom Helm, 1987.
Withuis, Jolande. "Die verlorene Unschuld des Gedächtnisses: Soziale Amnesie in Holland und sexuelle Gewalt im Zweiten Weltkrieg." In Gedächtnis und Geschlecht: Deutungsmuster in Darstellungen des nationalsozialistischen Genozids, edited by Insa Eschebach, Sigrid Jacobeit and Silke Wenk, 77-96. Frankfurt/M: Campus Verlag, 2002.
Wodin, Natascha. Sie kam aus Mariupol. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 2017.
Wolfgram, Mark. Getting History Right: East and West German Collective Memories of the Holocaust and War. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2003.
Wolkowinska, Cecylia, and Joanna Bogle. When the Summer Ended : One Woman's War Story. Leominster: Gracewing, 1992.
Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Wong, K. Scott. "From Pariah to Paragon: Shifting Images of Chinese Americans during World War II." In Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture, edited by Sucheng Chan and Madeline Y. Hsu, 153-172. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008.
Woollacott, Angela. Gender and Empire. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Woollacott, Angela. Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Wright, Mary. Far from Home: Memories of World War II and Afterward. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2005.
Wynn, Neil A. The Afro-American and the Second World War. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, 1976.
Yasuda, Anri. "The Fashion Statements of Dazai Osamu: Sartorial and Literary Expressions of Gender in Wartime Japan." Journal of Popular Culture 50, no. 6 (2017): 1293-1314.
Yekelchyk, Serhy. Stalin's Citizens: Everyday Politics In the Wake of Total War. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Young, Helen, and Lisa Goldman. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. New York, U.S.A.: Earthscan, 2015.

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Young, Robert J. C. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Zahra, Tara. The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Zalfen, Sarah, and Sven Oliver Müller. Besatzungsmacht Musik: Zur Musik- und Emotionsgeschichte im Zeitalter der Weltkriege. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2014.
Zegenhagen, Evelyn. "Schneidige deutsche Mädel": Fliegerinnen zwischen 1918 und 1945. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2007.
Zehfuss, Maja. Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Zelče, Vita. "Latvian Women after World War II." 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, 307-328. Osnabrück: Fibre, 2012.
Ziolkowska-Boehm, Aleksandra. Kaia, Heroine of the 1944 Warsaw Rising. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2012.
Zipfel, Gaby. "Ausnahmezustand Krieg? Anmerkungen zu soldatischer Männlichkeit, sexueller Gewalt und militärischer Einhegung." In Krieg und Geschlecht. Sexuelle Gewalt im Krieg und Sex-Zwangsarbeit in NS-Konzentrationslagern, 55-74. Berlin: Metropol, 2008.

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