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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Holocaust Scholarship: Personal Trajectories and Professional Interpretations, Edited by Christopher R. Browning, Susannah Heschel, Michael R. Marrus and Milton Shain. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Browning, Christopher R. Nazi Policy, Jewish Workers, German Killers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Browning, Christopher R. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.
Browning, Christopher R. The Path to Genocide: Essays on Launching the Final Solution. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Brownmiller, Susan. Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape. New York: Fawcett Books, 1993.
Brühöfener, Friederike. "Sending Young Men to the Barracks: West Germany’s Struggle over the Establishment of New Armed Forces in the 1950s." In Gender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945-1989 , edited by Karen Hagemann and Sonya Michel, 145-164. Baltimore; Washington, DC: Johns Hopkins University Press ; Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2014.
Bucher, Greta. Women, the Bureaucracy and Daily Life in Postwar Moscow, 1945-1953 In East European monographs ;; no. 682; Variation: East European monographs ;; no. 682. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 2006.
Bucur-Deckard, Maria. Heroes and Victims Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Bunting, Madeleine. The Model Occupation: The Channel Islands under German Rule, 1940-1945. London: HarperCollins, 1995.
Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burbank, Jane, and Frederick Cooper. "War and Revolution in a World of Empires: 1914 to 1945." In Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference, edited by Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper, 369-412. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Burfoot, Annette, and Susan Lord. Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence. Waterloo, Canada: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2006.
Burrin, Philippe. France under the Germans: Collaboration and Compromise. New York: New Press, 1996.
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, and Margaret Tims. Pioneers for Peace: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1915-1965. London: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, British Section, 1980.
Butterfield, Jo, and Elizabeth Heineman. "The Gendered Nexus between Conflict and Citizenship in Historical Perspective." In The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict, edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi R. Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes and Nahla Valji, 62-74. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Butterworth, Miriam. Lull before the Storm : Germany in the Summer of 1938. Simsbury, Connecticut: Antrim House, 2017.
Africa and World War II, Edited by Judith A. Byfield, Carolyn A. Brown, Timothy Parsons and Ahmad Alawad Sikainga. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Byles, Joan Montgomery. War, Women, and Poetry, 1914-1945: British and German Writers and Activists. Newark; London: University of Delaware Press; Associated University Presses, 1995.
Caire, Raymond. La femme militaire: Des origines à nos jours. Paris: Lavauzelle, 1981.
Calder, Jean McKinlay. The Story of Nursing. London: Methuen, 1971.
Cameron, Craig. American Samurai: Myth and Imagination in the Conduct of Battle in the First Marine Division 1941-1951. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Campbell, D'Ann. "Almost Integrated? American Servicewomen and Their International Sisters Since WWII." In A Companion to Women's Military History, edited by Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining, 291-330. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Campbell, D'Ann. "Inside or Outside? Women's Role in American Military History." In Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders?, edited by Lois Duke Whitaker. 5th ed. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 2011.
Campbell, Caroline. Political Belief in France, 1927-1945: Gender, Empire, and Fascism in the Croix de Feu and Parti Social Français. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.
Campbell, D'Ann. Women at War with America: Private Lives in a Patriotic Era. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.
Campbell, D'Ann. "Women in Combat: The World War II Experience in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and the Soviet Union." Journal of Military History 57, no. 2 (1993): 301-323.
Campbell, D'Ann. "Women, Combat, and the Gender Line." MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History 6 (1993): 88-97.
Campillo, María Vidaurreta. La Guerra y la Condición Femenina en la Sociedad Industrial: el Caso de Francia. Madrid, Spain: Dirección General de la Juventud y Promoción Sociocultural, 1981.
Canaday, Margot. The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009.
Canning, Kathleen. Gender History in Practice: Historical Perspectives on Bodies, Class & Citizenship. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.
Capdevila, Luc. Hommes et femmes dans la France en guerre (1914-1945), Edited by Francois Rouquet, Fabrice Virgili and Danièle Voldman. Paris, France: Payot, 2003.
Capdevila, Luc. "The Quest for Masculinity in a Defeated France, 1940-1945." Contemporary European History 10, no. 3 (2001): 423-445.
Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany: The New Histories, Edited by Jane Caplan and Nikolaus Wachsmann. London ; New York: Routledge, 2009.
Caplan, Jane. "Gender and the Concentration Camp." In Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany: The New Histories, edited by Nikolaus Wachsmann and Jane Caplan, 82-107. London: Routledge, 2009.
Carabott, Philip, and Thanasis D. Sfikas. The Greek Civil War: Essays on a Conflict of Exceptionalism and Silences. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.
Caravantes, Peggy. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy In Women of action; Variation: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.). Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 2015.
Carey, Maddy. Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

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