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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Musique, art et religion dans l'entre-deux-guerres, Edited by Sylvain Caron and Michel Duchesneau. Lyon: Symétrie, 2009.
Carpenter, Stephanie. On the Farm Front: The Women's Land Army in World War II. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.
Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire, Edited by Gillian Carr and H. C. Mytum. New York: Routledge, 2012.

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Carroll, Stuart. Cultures of Violence: Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Carruthers, Susan L. "UNSTOPPABLE FORCE." World War II 31, no. 5 (2017): 62-69.
Carter, Erica. How German Is She? Postwar West German Reconstruction and the Consuming Woman. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997.
Casanova, Julián. A Short History of the Spanish Civil War. London ; New York: I. B. Tauris & Co., 2013.
Casanova, Julián. The Spanish Republic and Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Cassin-Scott, Jack. Women at War, 1939-45. London: Osprey Publishing, 1980.
Cavallaro, Daniela. Educational Theatre for Women in Post-World War II Italy: A Stage of their Own. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Champagne, John. Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy. Hoboken, NJ ; London: Taylor and Francis ; Routledge, 2013.
Chand, Alison. Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations during the Second World War In Scottish historical review monographs series. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Chang, Natasha V. The Crisis-Woman: Body Politics and the Modern Woman in Fascist Italy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.
Chang, Iris. The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. New York: Basic Books, 1997.
Chapman, Herrick. France's Long Reconstruction: in Search of the Modern Republic. Cambridge, United States: Harvard University Press, 2018.
Chapman, James. The British at War: Cinema, State, and Propaganda, 1939-1945. London: I. B. Tauris, 1998.
Chaves, María Eugenia. "Slave Women’s Strategies for Freedom and the Late Spanish Colonial State." In Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, edited by Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneux, 108-126. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.
Health Care as Social History: The Glasgow Case, Edited by Olive Checkland and Margaret Lamb. Aberdeen, UK: Aberdeen University Press, 1982.
Checkland, Olive. Humanitarianism and the Emperor's Japan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994.
Chevillot, Frédérique, and Anna Norris. Des femmes écrivent la guerre. Paris: Éditions Complicités, 2007.
Chiari, Bernhard. Alltag hinter der Front: Besatzung, Kollaboration und Widerstand in Weißrussland 1941-1944. Düsseldorf; Germany: Droste Verlag, 1998.
Chiaroni, Keren. Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud. London; New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2017.
Chickering, Roger, Stig Förster, and Bernd Greiner. A World at Total War: Global Conflict and the Politics of Destruction, 1937-1945. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge University Press , 2005.
Chickering, Roger. "Militärgeschichte als Totalgeschichte im Zeitalter des totalen Krieges." In Was ist Militärgeschichte?, edited by Benjamin Ziemann and Thomas Kühne, 301-312. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2000.
Chickering, Roger, and Stig Förster. Shadows of Total War: Europe, East Asia, and the United States, 1919–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Chickering, Roger, Dennis Showalter, and Hans van de Ven. The Cambridge History of War: War and the Modern World. Vol. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chickering, Roger. "War, Society, and Culture, 1850-1914: The Rise of Militarism." In The Cambridge History of War, edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis E. Showalter and Hans van de Ven, 119-141. Vol. 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge History of War 4: War and the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Chimènes, Myriam, and Yannick Simon. La musique à Paris sous l'Occupation. Paris: Fayard, 2013.
Chimènes, Myriam. La vie musicale sous Vichy In La vie musicale sous Vichy. Brussels: Complexe, 2001.
Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation: Wounds, Scars and Healing In Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia, Edited by Yasuko Claremont. New York, NY, USA: Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Clark, Katerina. Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011.
Clay, Catherine, and Michael Leapman. Master Race: The Lebensborn Experiment in Nazi Germany. Reading, UK: Hodder and Stoughton, 1995.
Clayton, Anthony, and Donald Cockfield Savage. Government and Labour in Kenya, 1895–1963. London, UK: Frank Cass Publishers, 1974.
Clements, Barbara Evans. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Clements, Barbara Evans. Bolshevik Feminist: The Life of Aleksandra Kollontai. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979.

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