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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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.
Dell, Pamela. The Soviet night witches: brave women bomber pilots of World War II In Women and war. North Mankato, Minnesota: 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 R. Sarkees. A Guide to Intra-State Wars: An Examination of Civil Wars, 1816-2014. London: Sage, 2015.
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.
Dombrowski, Nicole Risser. Women and War in the Twentieth Century : Enlisted With or Without Consent. New York: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, 1999.
Dombrowski-Risser, Nicole. France under Fire: German Invasion, Civilian Flight and Family Survival during World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted With or Without Consent, Edited by Nicole Ann Dombrowski-Risser. Reprint ed. New York: Garland, 1999.
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.
R. Douglas, Feminist. Feminist Freikorps: The British Voluntary Women Police, 1914-1940. Westport: Praeger, 1999.
Douglas, R.M. Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

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.
Drinck, Barbara, and Chung-Noh Gross. Erzwungene Prostitution in Kriegs- und Friedenszeiten: Sexuelle Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen. Bielefeld: Kleine, 2007.
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.
Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History, Edited by Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann and John Tosh. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press; Palgrave, 2004.
Duggan, Christopher. Fascist voices : an intimate history of Mussolini's Italy. New York, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Peace, War and Gender from Antiquity to the Present: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Edited by Dülffer, Jost and Robert Frank. Essen: Klartext, 2009.
Dundas, Barbara. A History of Women in the Canadian Military. Montreal: Art Global; Department of National Defense in co-operation with the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2000.
Dunnage, Jonathan. Twentieth Century Italy: A Social History. Hoboken, NJ: Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Durham, Martin. Women and fascism. New York, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1998.
The Japanese Wartime Empire, 1931-1945, Edited by Peter Duus, Ramon Hawley Myers and Mark R. Peattie. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Dwyer, Ellen. "Psychiatry and Race during World War II." Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 61, no. 2 (2006): 117-143.

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Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing, and Atrocity Throughout History, Edited by Philip G. Dwyer and Lyndall Ryan. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.
Eager, Paige. From Freedom Fighters to Terrorists: Women and Political Violence. Aldershot, UK ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008.