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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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.
Clements, Barbara Evans, Rebecca Friedman, and Dan Healey. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave, 2002.
Coates, Jennifer. Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964. Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.
Cochran, Alfred W. "The Documentary Film Scores of Gail Kubik." In Film Music: Critical Approaches, edited by Kevin J. Donnelly, 117-128. New York: Continuum, 2001.
Cohen-Pfister, Laurel. "Rape, War, and Outrage: Changing Perceptions on German Victimhood in the Period of Post-Unification." In Victims and Perpetrators, 1933-1945: (Re)presenting the Past in Post-Unification Culture, edited by Dagmar Wienröder-Skinner and Laurel Cohen-Pfister, 316-336. Berlin; New York: W. de Gruyter, 2006.
Cole, Sarah. Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Cole, Jean Hascall. Women Pilots of World War II. Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 1992.
Collins, Winifred, and Herbert M. Levine. More than a Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1997.
Colman, Penny. Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II. New York: Crown Publishers, 1995.
Colvin, Kelly Ricciardi. Gender and French Identity After the Second World War, 1944-1954: Engendering Frenchness. United States: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Combs, William L. The Voice of the SS: A History of the SS Journal "Das Schwarze Korps". New York: P. Lang, 1986.
Confino, Alon, Paul Betts, and Dirk Schumann. Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in Twentieth-Century Germany In Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in Twentieth-Century Germany. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.
Confino, Alon, and Peter Fritzsche. The Work of Memory: New Directions in the Study of German Culture and Society In The Work of Memory: New Directions in the Study of German Culture and Society. Urbana Chmpaign: University of Illinois Press , 2002.
Coni, Nicholas. Medicine and Warfare: Spain, 1936-1939. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2007.
Conklin, Alice L. In the Museum of Man: Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850–1950. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013.
War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003, Edited by Mark Connelly and David Welch. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation, Edited by Helen M. Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.