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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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.
Yoshimi, Yoshiaki. Comfort women: Sexual Slavery in the Japanese Military During World War II . New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2002.
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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