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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Clements, Barbara Evans, Rebecca Friedman, and Dan Healey. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave, 2002.
Clodfelter, Michael. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500–2000. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001.
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
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.
Cockburn, Cynthia. Anti-militarism: Political and Gender Dynamics of Peace Movements. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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, Hascall Jean. Women Pilots of World War II. Salt Lake City: 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.
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.
Connell, Raewyn W. Gender and Power: Society, the Person, and Sexual Politics. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1987.
Connell, Raewyn W. Masculinities. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
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.
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, K. Jean. "Veterans of Polish Women's Combat Battalion Hold a Reunion." Minerva 4 (1986): 1-7.
Cottam, K. Jean. "Veterans of Polish Women's Combat Battalion Hold Reunion." Minerva: Women & War 4, no. 4 (1986): 1-7.
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.
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.