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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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.
Deist, Wilhelm, Manfred Messerschmidt, Hans-Erich Volkmann, and Wolfram Wette. Das Deutsche Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg: Ursachen und Voraussetzungen der deutschen Kriegspolitik. Vol. 1. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1979.
Deist, Wilhelm, Manfred Messerschmidt, Hans-Erich Volkmann, and Wolfram Wette. Germany and the Second World War: The Build-up of German Aggression. Vol. 1. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1990.
Dejung, Christof, and Regula Stämpfli. Armee, Staat und Geschlecht: Die Schweiz im internationalen Vergleich, 1918–1945. Zurich: Chronos, 2003.
Del Boca, Angelo. La Guerra d'Etiopia: L'ultima Impresa del Colonialismo. Milan: Longanesi, 2010.
Dell, Pamela. The Soviet Night Witches: Brave Women Bomber Pilots of World War II In Women and war. North Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint, 2018.
Dell, Pamela. The Women Behind Rosie the Riveter: Working for the U.S. War Effort. North Mankato, Minnesota, USA: Capstone Press, 2018.
Demos, Vasilikie P., and Marcia Texler Segal. Gender Panic, Gender Policy. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing, 2017.
Denning, Michael. The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century. 2nd, updated. ed. London ; New York: Verso, 2011.

Updated edition with new afterward

Diamond, Hanna. Women and the Second World War in France, 1939-1948: Choices and Constraints. London; New York: Longman, 1999.
Diehl, Paula. Macht - Mythos - Utopie: Die Körperbilder der SS-Männer. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2005.
Diehl, James. The Thanks of the Fatherland: German Veterans after the Second World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
Women and Genocide: Gendered Experiences of Violence, Survival, and Resistance, Edited by JoAnn DiGeorgio-Lutz and Donna Gosbee. Toronto: Women's Press, 2017.
Dinan, Jacqueline. "Australia at War: The Challenges and Opportunities for Women During World War II." Agora 51, no. 3 (2016): 38-44.
Dippel, John Van Houten. War and Sex: A Brief History of Men's Urge for Battle. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2010.
Dixon, Jeffrey S., and Meredith Reid Sarkees. A Guide to Intra-State Wars: An Examination of Civil Wars, 1816-2014. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press/SAGE Reference, 2016.
Dodd, Lindsey, and David Lees. Vichy France and Everyday Life: Confronting the Challenges of Wartime, 1939-1945. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
Doherty, Thomas. Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II. Revised and Updated Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.
Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted With or Without Consent, Edited by Nicole Ann Dombrowski. New York: Garland, 1999.
Dombrowski-Risser, Nicole. France under Fire: German Invasion, Civilian Flight and Family Survival during World War II. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Domingo, Luis Mariano Bl. "Ideological and Cultural Extension: The Activities of the Universidad de Zaragoza Library during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)." Informacion, Cultura y Sociedad, no. 39 (2018): 103-114.
Donini, Antonio. The Golden Fleece: Manipulation and Independence in Humanitarian Action. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press, 2012.
Dornik, Wolfram. "Besatzungsalltag in Wien: Die Differenziertheit von Erlebniswelten: Vergewaltigungen – Plünderungen – Erbsen – Straußwalzer." In Die Rote Armee in Österreich: sowjetische Besatzung 1945-1955: Dokumente, edited by Stefan Karner and Barbara Stelzl-Marx, 449-468. Wien; München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2005.
Douglas, R. M. Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.
Dower, John W. Culturas de Guerra: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 11 de Septiembre, Iraq. Barcelona, Spain: Pasado & Presente, 2010.
Drévillon, Hervé, and Olivier Wieviorka. Histoire militaire de la France : De 1870 à nos jours. Vol. 2. Paris: Éditions Perrin, 2018.
Drinck, Barbara, and Chung-Noh Gross. Erzwungene Prostitution in Kriegs- und Friedenszeiten: Sexuelle Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen. Bielefeld, Germany: Kleine, 2006.
When the War Was Over: Women, War, and Peace in Europe, 1940-1956, Edited by Claire Duchen and Irene Bandhauer-Schöffmann. London: Leicester University Press, 2000.

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