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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Cooper, Sandi E. "Pacifism, Feminism and Fascism in Inter-War France." The International History Review 19, no. 1 (1997): 103-114.
Copeland, Jeffrey C., and Xu, Yan. The YMCA at War: Collaboration and Conflict during the World Wars. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018.
Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Martel, André. Histoire militaire de la France : De 1940 à nos jours, Edited by André Corvisier. Vol. 4. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1997.
Costello, John. Love, Sex, and War: Changing Values, 1939-45. London: Collins, 1985.
Cottam, Kazimiera Janina. Defending Leningrad: Women Behind Enemy Lines. Nepean, ON: New Military Publishing, 1998.
Cottam, Kazimiera Janina. The Girl from Kashin: Soviet Women in Resistance in World War II. Manhattan, KS: MA/AH Pub., 1984.
Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II, Edited by Kazimiera Janina Cottam. Nepean, ON: New Military Publishing, 1997.
Cottam, Kazimiera Janina. Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing & R. Pullins Co., 1998.
Cottias, Myriam. "Mariage et citoyenneté dans les Antilles françaises (XVIIe-XXe): De l’esclave à la femme ‘poto mitan’." In Construire l’histoire antillaise: Mélanges offerts à Jacques Adélaïde-Merlande, edited by Lucien Abenon, Danielle Bégot and Jean-Pierre Sainton, 319-334. Paris: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2002.
Covert, Tawnya Adkins. Manipulating Images: World War II Mobilization of Women through Magazine Advertising. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.
Cragin, Thomas, and Laura Salsini. Resistance, Heroism, Loss: World War II in Italian Literature and Film. Madison, United States: The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2018.
Crang, Jeremy A. "The Revival of the British Women's Auxiliary Services in the Late Nineteen-Thirties." Historical Research 83, no. 220 (2010): 343-357.
Crisci, M. G. Call Sign, White Lily. Carlsbad, CA: Orca Center Pub. Co., 2009.
Crissey, Etsuko Takushi. Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2017.
Crist, Elizabeth Bergman. Music for the Common Man: Aaron Copland during the Depression and War. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Evil, Barbarism and Empire: Britain and Abroad, c. 1830-2000, Edited by Tom Crook, Rebecca Gill and Bertrand Traithe. Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Crouthamel, Jason. The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945. Exeter, UK: University of Exeter Press, 2009.
Culver, Annika. Glorify the Empire: Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo. Vancouver ; Toronto: University of British Columbia Press, 2013.
Curtis, Lettice. The Forgotten Pilots: A Story of the Air Transport Auxiliary, 1939-45. Henley-on-Thames, UK: Foulis, 1971.
Czapski, Józef. Inhuman Land: A Wartime Journey Through the USSR In New York Review Books classics. New York: New York Review Books, 2018.
Czocher, Anna, Dobrochna Kalwa, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, and Beata Łabno. Is War Men's Business? Fates of Women in Occupied Krakow in Twelve Scenes. Kraków: Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa, 2011.
Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, Edited by Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Damousi, Joy. The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory, and Wartime Bereavement in Australia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Daniels, Gordon, and Hiroko Tomida. Japanese Women: Emerging from Subservience, 1868-1945. Folkestone, Kent: Global Oriental, 2005.
Davis, Angela, and Laura King. "Gendered Perspectives on Men's Changing Familial Roles in Postwar England, c.1950–1990." Gender & History 30, no. 1 (2018): 70-92.
Davy, Jennifer, Karen Hagemann, and Ute Kätzel. Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Dawson, Bee. Spreading Their Wings: New Zealand WAAFs in Wartime. Auckland, NZ; New York: Penguin, 2004.
De Grazia, Victoria. How Fascism Ruled Women: Italy, 1922-1945. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.
De Grazia, Victoria. "How Mussolini Ruled Italian Women." In A History of Women in the West: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century, edited by Françoise Thébaud, 120-148. Vol. 5. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.
De Matos, Christine, and Robin Gerster. Occupying the "Other": Australia and Military Occupations from Japan to Iraq. Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
de Vries, Susanna. Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread: The Life of Joice NanKivell Loch. Alexandria: Hale & Iremonger, 2000.
Deák, István, Jan Tomasz Gross, and Tony Judt. The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and its Aftermath. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.

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