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
Toscana Novecento: Portale di Storia Contemporanea / Tuscany in the Twentieth Century: Portal of Contemporary History Historical Institute of the Resistance in Tuscany

The searchable and browseable Italian database "Tuscany in the Twentieth Century: Portal of Contemporary History" provides users with access to a range of over 1,200 leaflets, newspaper articals, graphic materila and images related to Italy's twentieth-century political , social and military history, with a particular emphasis on the resistance against Italien Fascism before and during the Second World War and the partisan struggle against the German occupation of Northern Italy (1943-1945). The digitized documents are primarily from the collections of the Historical Institute of the Resistance in Tuscany.

Trabajadores: The Spanish Civil War through the Eyes of Organised Labour Library of the University of Warwick

This website by the Library of the University of Warwick provides not only an ilustrated timeline of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), but also more than 4,000 documents from its archive collections on the conflict – fully searchable by keyword. The focus is on the situation of ordinary Spanish people during the civil war, the role of workers and the labor movement inside Spain and the support of international labor organization, especially in Britain, for the Spanish republicans of the legally elected leftist government protecting the Spanish Republic  against the attack of the fascist troops under general Francisco Franco (1892-1975) that were supported by the German and Italian facists. Users can browse through the documents by file and archive collection, and find out more about what has been digitized. Subjects include:

Primary Source Collection
Treaties and Customary Law: International Committee of the Red Cross International Committee of the Red Cross

A database of international humanitarian law treaties provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross, this site provides users access to full texts of the treaties, as well as commentaries and other materials. All materials are sorted into thematic collections. Highlights include full texts of the Geneva Conventions, as well as contemporary and modern commentary. All materials are available in English.

Primary Source Collection
Trench and Camp Newspaper Trench and Camp

Created by the Libraries of the University of Minnesota, this digital archive provides users with reproductions of the newspaper Trench and Camp, a publication for Camp Upton (Long Island, NY) during World War I published by the National War Work Council of the YMCA. The newspaper covers many aspects of local life at the camp and national news supplied by a central editoral office. The archive is both fully searchable and browseable by issue.

Primary Source Collection
Tulane Digital Library Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Assembled by the Howard–Tilton Memorial Library, the Tulane University Digital Library is a source of digitized and digital holdings for teachers, researchers, and the public. Strengths of the collections include music, especially jazz, as well as Latin America, the local history of New Orleans and Louisiana. Drawn from a range of collections and centers at Tulane University, the library provides a search feature, as well as thematic collections, and browsable sections defined by title, date, subject, source, and other criteria. Of particular interest are thematic collections on World War II and the American Civil War. Documents are presented as images, fully annotated and tagged for subject matter.

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UK Web Archive (UKWA) British Library

A project of—among others—the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Welcome Library, and the Women's Library, the UK Web Archive (UKWA) is designed as a resource for the public, teachers, students, researchers, and more. It aims to provide a record of UK based websites for preservation, a record that begins with 2004, when archiving began. The larger project is based at the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales, Cambridge University Library, the Bodleian Library in Oxford, and the library of Trinity College Dublin. Full access is available only through those sites, but partial access is available on this web portal, which is text searchable. Relevant thematic collections include the First World War Centenary and Women's Issues collections.

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UN Peacemaker United Nations

A UN database providing close to 800 documents that can be understood broadly as peace agreements and related material. Users can access the full texts of the agreements in different languages and can use different search criteria, including searching by a number of different thematic issues.

Primary Source Collection
UNESDOC: Digital Library UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is an international organization devoted to facilitating dialogue among cultures and peoples to achieve sustainable development, respect for human rights, the alleviation of poverty and other core goals. Its Digital Database UNESDOC offers access to more than 200,000 publications dating back to the organization's early years after the Second World War. On a range of themes including development, conflict prevention, and more, materials can be located through a multiterm advanced search function. Many are available in full text. English–language materials are well represented, but the database also contains those in French and other languages.

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