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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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.
Crane, Susan. "Writing the Individual Back into Collective Memory." American Historical Review 102, no. 5 (1997): 1372-1385.
Crang, Jeremy A. "'Come into the Army, Maud': Women, Military Conscription, and the Markham Inquiry." Defence Studies 8, no. 3 (2008): 381-395.
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.
Crist, Elizabeth Bergman. Music for the Common Man: Aaron Copland during the Depression and War. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Crofton, Eileen. Angels of Mercy: Nurses on the Western Front, 1914–1918. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2013.
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.
Croucher, Richard, and Mark Houssart. "‘Send us more arms!’ Bringing British Women into War Production Through Films in World War Two." Labor History 59, no. 2 (2018): 121-137.
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.
Czocher, Anna. 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.
Japanese Women: Emerging from Subservience, 1868-1945, Edited by Gordon Daniels and Hiroko Tomida. Folkestone, Kent: Global Oriental, 2005.
Davey, Eleanor. Idealism beyond Borders: The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954–1988. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Davidson, Roger. Dangerous Liaisons: A Social History of Venereal Disease in Twentieth-Century Scotland. Amsterdam ; Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000.

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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.
Frieden—Gewalt—Geschlecht: Friedens- und Konfliktforschung als Geschlechterforschung, Edited by Jennifer Davy, Karen Hagemann and Ute Kätzel. Essen: Klartext, 2005.
Dawes, Helena. Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy. Basingstoke, G.B.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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: Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century, edited by Françoise Thébaud, Duby, Georges, Michelle Perrot and Arthur Goldhammer, 120-148. Vol. 5. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.
De Grazia, Victoria, and Françoise Thébaud. "How Mussolini Ruled Italian Women (CXX)." In A History of Women. Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century, edited by Duby, Georges and Michelle Perrot. Vol. 5. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.
De Matos, Christine. Occupying the "other": Australia and military occupations from Japan to Iraq. Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
De Pauw, Linda Grant. Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women in War from Prehistory to the Present. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.
The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and its Aftermath, Edited by István Deák, Jan Tomasz Gross and Tony Judt. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Deist, Wilhelm, Manfred Messerschmidt, Hans-Erich Volkmann, and Wolfram Wette. Ursachen und Voraussetzungen der deutschen Kriegspolitik. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1979.
Dejung, Christof, and Regula Stämpfli. Armee, Staat und Geschlecht: Die Schweiz im internationalen Vergleich, 1918–1945. Zurich: Chronos, 2003.
Delerme, Simone. "Latinization of Space and the Memorialization of the Borinqueneers." Anthropology News 52, no. 6 (2011): 7-8.

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