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
Duke Digital Collections Duke University Libraries

Digitized collection of historic photographs, advertisements, interviews, texts, maps etc. 

Maps
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home National Archives and Records Administration

The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home is located in Abilene, KS, and serves as a site for research in collections running to more than 20 million pages of documents and 300,000 photos. Important documents relating to the military career and presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower can be accessed through an online archive, which is arranged chronologically and thematically by events, which include World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War, among other issues both domestic and international. Materials are presented as digitized images of the original, and with full citation and National Archives classification data.

Primary Source Collections
Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC) Princeton University

Hosted by Princeton University, the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project collects and analyzes data on a range of armed conflicts, with an eye toward informing decision-makers about international security matters. This site presents many types of data on themes such as demographics, violence, political processes and more in conflict-afflicted regions: Afghanistan, Columbia, Iraq, Mexico, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Vietnam. All materials are in English.

Primary Source Collections
eResources State Library of New South Wales

The website of the New South Wales State Library provides access to subscription databases of family history resources, electronic newspapers, ebooks and digitized text collections. Among the Library's collections, a project digitizing World War I diaries stands out. The site also includes the online project Australian Jewish Community and Culture focuses on the journeys, settlement, activities and contributions of Jewish people to Australia, and their influence on Australian culture and socio-economic development, from the arrival of the First Fleet through to the present day. 

Primary Source Collections
Euro Docs, France, 1789–1871 'Brigham Young University, Harald B. Lee Library'

These open access website by the Brigham Young University Harald B. Lee Library is available to all. The section Euro Docs, France, 1789–1971 focuses on the French history between French Revolution and Paris Commune. Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. In addition, users will find video or sound files, maps, photographs or other imagery, databases, and other documentation. The sources cover a broad range of historical happenings (political, economic, social and cultural). The order of documents is chronological wherever possible.

Primary Source Collections
Eurodocs Brigham Young University

Hosted by the Harold B. Lee Library of Brigham Young University, Eurodocs represents a clearinghouse of links to sources hosted at other sites and by other institutions. Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. In addition, links direct users to videos, sound files, maps, photographs, databases, and other sources, which encompass a broad sweep of historical periods, as well as of social, political, cultural, military, and other themes.

Primary Source Collections
Europa Treaties Office European Union

An official site created by the European Union, the database provides access to all international treaties and agreements concluded by the EU and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC), as well as the former European Communities (EC, EEC, ECSC), but does not include the founding treaties of the EC/EU or  agreements concluded between the member states. All materials are searchable and browseable, and all pages are in English.

Primary Source Collections
European Film Gateway 1914 Association des Cinémathèques Européennes

An ambitious multi-year collaboration of 21 film archives from 15 countries in Europe, the EFG1914 covers all the different genres and sub-genres of film during the World War I era: newsreels, documentaries, fiction films, propaganda films. Moreover, EFG1914 also gives access to anti-war films that were mainly produced after 1918 and which reflect the tragedies of the 1910s. This material is of special importance since only around 20% of the complete silent film production survived in the film heritage institutions. Therefore, EFG1914 set out to digitize a crucial part and a critical mass of these remaining moving image records, mostly undiscovered by the public.

Primary Source Collections

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