Search Websites by Keywords

The keyword search in the collection of websites allows users to look for websites on the subject of gender, military and war that provide access to Online collections of primary sources, educational resources and Online encyclopedia. The collection primarily includes websites provided by public institutions like archives, bibliographies, foundations, libraries, museums, research institutions or universities. The focus of the collection is on the wars of the twentieth century, especially the First and Second World War, because for them much more websites are available. Most of the included websites are in English, French or German.

Users can search for these websites by using one or a combination of two and more, keyword for their search. They can search for major wars, time periods, regions or countries. In addition, a thematic keyword search is possible, which is based on a selection of broad terms defined by the editors of the Oxford Handbook of Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann, Stefan Dudink, and Sonya O. Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). They represent some of its central themes and questions. For information on the various keywords and tags associated with the Bibliography, Filmography and Webography, go to About the Search Options.

Search Results

Title Institution Abstract Type of Source
Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité: Exploring the French Revolution Censer, Jack

Created by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (George Mason University) and the American Social History Project (City University of New York), with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Florence Gould Foundation, the project Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité: Exploring the French Revolution includes both essays introducing the subject, a timeline of events, and a glossary of terms. Associated primary documents include 338 texts and 245 images, as well as maps and songs. First launched in 2001 under the guidance of historians Lynn Hunt (University of California, Los Angeles) and Jack Censer George Mason University), the site continues to function.

Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs Library of Congress

Presented by the the Library of Congress, this digital archive contains the collection of photographs of rank-and-file Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate, amassed since the 1990s by the Liljenquist family. Donated to the library, the collection is of interest to the public, students, and teachers, but also to researchers interested in a range of features in the photograph from the common to the unique. Rare images include Navy personnel, African–American soldiers, and portraits with families. In addition to the ambrotypes and tintypes, the collection also includes several manuscripts, patriotic envelopes, photographs on paper, and artifacts related to the Civil War. Entries include meta tagging linking to similar portraits, as well as downloadable enlarged images. Additionally, the collection is fully searchable.

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London Lives 1690 to 1800: Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis Robert Shoemaker

London Lives makes available, in a fully digitized and searchable form, a wide range of primary sources about eighteenth-century London, with a particular focus on plebeian Londoners. This resource includes over 240,000 manuscript and printed pages from eight London archives and is supplemented by fifteen datasets created by other projects. It provides access to historical records containing over 3.35 million name instances. Facilities are provided to allow users to link together records relating to the same individual, and to compile biographies of the best documented individuals.

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Male-on-Male Sexual Violence in Wartime: Human Rights’ Last Taboo? Del Zotto, Augusta

This paper on male-on-male sexual violence in wartime was presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), in New Orleans, LA, 23-27 March 2002 and published online by the authors. It explores the near-total inattention to the male victim of sexual violence. The authors try to explain it with reference to a broad panoply of actors, with distinct but converging interests. They argue that we need to understand on the one hand why the subject has been designated as a ‘taboo’ by political elites, international organizations (notably the United Nations and its offshoot, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia) and non-governmental organizations as well. And on the other hand, we need to account for the general failure of feminist scholarship and activism to incorporate the issue in its analysis. Only then can some sense of the specific institutional challenges be gleaned, i.e. the key actors and discourses that buttress the wall of...

Manifesto Project Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna

Financed by a long-term funding grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG) as MARPOR (Manifesto Research on Political Representation), the Manifesto Project provides the scientific community with parties’ policy positions derived from a content analysis of parties’ electoral manifestos. It covers over 1000 parties from 1945 until today in over 50 countries on five continents. On this website you find the Manifesto Project Dataset containing the parties' policy preferences generated by the project. You also find coded and uncoded election manifestos of the parties in the dataset as well as information and links to many applications for the dataset, related projects and publications etc. The larger program studies the programmatic supply of parties, the relation between parties and voters, the role of parties in parliament, and the translation of party programmes into policy output.

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Manzanar Free Press Manzanar Free Press

Created by the University of Minnesota Libraries, this archive provides users with access to digitized images of the Manzanar Free Press, a newspaper published by Americans of Japanese descent interned at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, which operated between 1942 and 1945. Editions are browseable by chronology and searchable by keyword. Each entry contains searchable metadata related to publication dates. It appears that all editions are in English.

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Map of the Battle of Algiers Wikipedia

This map of the Battle of Algiers (1956–57 ) shows the Muslim quarters, the European quarters, and attacks by the the Algerian National Liberation Front (Front de Libération Nationale, FLN), as well as French counterattacks during the Algerian War.


Mapping the Vietnam War Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Though the war in Vietnam was fought throughout the country, a few locations are better understood through visual representation. This interactive map was created by the Pritzker Military Museum and Library to help students explore crucial elements of the Vietnam War, and uses propaganda posters, aerial and ground photos, and primary documents to illustrate events in addition to a map showing the events’ geographical locations.

Marchand Archive Roland Marchand

The Marchand Archive is a collection of more than 15,000 images and a growing number of document-based lesson plans from the collection of Roland Marchand, a scholar and author who cofounded the History Project at the University of California at Davis to improve history education, kindergarten through university. This site brings together the original Adventures in Roland Marchand’s File Cabinet (1999) and the Marchand Image Collection (2001). In 2007, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the image collection was expanded with contributions from UC Davis History Department faculty. Many of these images, digitized from slides, are not available elsewhere. The expanding collection of lesson plans developed by teacher leaders, graduate students, and staff, encourage students to apply their analytical skills to a set of primary sources from which they can deduce and explain events from the past.

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Marchland Archive University of California Davis

The Marchand Archive is an ever-expanding collection of document-based lesson plans (Documentary Source Problems) and more than 8,600 images (Image Archive). This site brings together the original Adventures in Roland Marchand's File Cabinet launched in 1999 and the Marchand Image Archive launched in 2001.With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, we have expanded the original Marchand image collection to include images from other UC Davis faculty including Andres Resendez, Alan Taylor, Cynthia Brantley, Joan Cadden, Louis Warren, and Karen Halttunen (now at USC). We have supplemented Roland's documentary source problems with lessons based on images in this expanded collection and developed by outstanding teachers associated with The History Project.

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Margaret Thatcher Foundation Margaret Thatcher Foundation

Created by the Margaret Thatcher Foundation, this website is dedicated to the recording the political activities and spreading the ideas of the former British Prime Minister. Documents are browseable and searchable through a multi-term advanced search function. The site also offers users a searchable and browseable archive of more than 7,000 speeches and interviews given by Thatcher dating to the early years of her political career.

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Margarita S. Studemeister Digital Collections in International Conflict Management United States Institute of Peace

Created by the United States Institute of Peace, this digital library offers users access to a collection of documents related to peace agreements and truth conditions. Named in honor of Margarita S. Studemeister for her work on a digital library to strengthen worldwide access to resources concerning the prevention, management and resolution of international conflict, the site also includes oral histories with US personnel in conflict areas, research papers and other materials. All are organized both into thematic collections and by country, and are also text-searchable.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute

Funded by Stanford University with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, and donors, this project forms part of the university's Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute. The larger project aims to publish a fourteen-volume edition of selected papers, but the site offers users access to digitized correspondence, sermons, speeches, and more, which are browseable and searchable according to title, date, topic, and other criteria. The site also provides educational materials, lesson plans, and links to other resources related to King.

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Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania: Collection of Parchments Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania

This English–language website allows users access to the Collection of Parchments of Rare Book and Manuscript Department of Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, which comprises 144 items. Assembled primarily after World War II, the collection contains documents dating from the medieval period until the early nineteenth century, both those created abroad and docuemnts relevant to the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Mémoires de la Shoah Fondation pour la mémoire de la Shoah

Co-produced by the Institut national de l'audiovisuel (National Audiovisual Institute) and the Fondation de mémoire de la Shoah (Foundation for the Memory of the Holocaust), Memories of the Holocaust is a collection containing over 100 oral histories with survivors of the Shoah, as the Holocaust is often known in France. The collection contains interviews in French with survivors providing the testimony of everyday French men and women who lived through the Shoah, but also includes interviews with prominent activists, including Serge Klarsfeld and Roman Polanski.

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My Day Binker, Mary Jo

Hosted by George Washington University and created by the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, this site provides users with the full run of Roosevelt's newspaper columns, which ran under the title "My Day." The collection also includes selected other articles, correspondence, radio broadcasts, speeches, and her unpublished personal papers. The materials may be searched by keyword, but also browsed by date of publication. The site also contains essays, bibliographic information, and links to other online repositories about Roosevelt, including FBI files.