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
Genocide Studies Program Yale University

The Genocide Studies Program at Yale University's MacMillan Center concentrates on interdisciplinary, comparative, and policy-oriented research into genocide and provides training to those in regions affected by modern genocides. Its historical research concentrates on the Holocaust, the genocides in Bosnia and Darfur, and on colonial and indigenous genocides. Resources available on the website include audio and video, bibliographies, databases, maps, and other materials, as well as links to related materials off site. Each historical and contemporary genocide is introduced by a brief introductory essay and is accompanied by a bilbiography and list of the program's publications.

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Genre et guerre Fauroux, Camille

This website is a "scientific watch book" of sorts, gathering and analyzing those issues that cut across gender and war. Gender is interpreted by the website's authors in a broad sense, as a critical knowledge of the power relations between men and women. It therefore includes studies on women, but also masculinities, gender relations, and sexualities. Likewise, through war, one must understand both world conflicts and colonial wars, civil wars or even war anthropology. The authors attempt to tackle these concepts as broadly as possible, without placing any chronological and geographical restrictions.

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George H. W. Bush Presidential Library National Archives and Records Administration

The official site of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library provides visitors with access to a range of public and declassified records on a range of issues, including national security policy. These include groups of policy documents, directives, and other forms of record, as well as thematic collections on important issues including the Gulf War (1990–91) and relations with the People's Republic of China. 

Primary Source Collection
German Propaganda Archive Betwerk, Randall

Hosted by Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI) and created by Randall Bytwerk, an emeritus professor of communications, this site offers users access to propaganda materials, as well as manuals for how to create it, published in Germany during the Nazi period and the period of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). Materials are organized chronologically and thematically. Materials are translated into English text, making this a useful resource for students and teachers.

Primary Source Collection
Germany and Its Colonies: Travels through the Empire and Its Overseas Possessions, with the Collaboration of Arthur Achleitner, Johannes Biernatzki, et al. Library of Congress

Hosted by the World Digital Library and provided by the Library of Congress, this digitized version of Germany and Its Colonies includes more than 1,000 illustrations and depicts both European possessions (Alsace–Lorraine, conquered from France in 1870–71), and the overseas colonies it acquired after unification and lost after World War I: Togo, Cameroon, German South-West Africa (present-day Namibia), German East Africa (present-day Tanzania), possessions among the islands in the Pacific, and concessions in China (the Shandong Peninsula). The book, with its more than 500 pages, is downloadable in full in its original German.

Printed Material
Getuigen Verhalen (Witnesses Stories) DANS: Date Archiving and Networked Services

Witnesses Stories is a repository of first-person narratives about the Second World War created by the Netherlands Ministry of Health Heritage Program for the War. Addressing a broad range of topics, these interviews have been preserved digitally so as to be accessible at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), a partner institute of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The website offers context and access to the interviews, but all materials are in Dutch with no English–language versions.

Primary Source Collection
Global Report 2014: Conflict, Governance, and State Fragility Cole, Benjamin R.

How does good governance emerge following periods of political instability, state failure, and armed conflict? From where does good governance come if not from the peace-building process itself? Political action is very often both triggered and driven by emotive content; whereas, good decisions are usually the product of careful and extensive deliberation, especially in complex societal systems. What may provide a bridge between incitement and reason are the sobering effects of experience viewed through reflections of the past, that is, periods of general war weariness that dissipate the emotive drive of contention to provide an opportunity for war-affected populations and, particularly, political elites to reassess the emotional baggage they are carrying that has distorted past policy priorities and remains to perpetuate poor governance and push societal-systems toward relapses into state failure. Good governance is past-informed and future-oriented; it is both cause and...

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Government Information Northwestern University Library

The Northwestern University Libraries (Evanston, IL) is a federal repository library and therefore holds a range of US Government Information publications, but also materials from the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, and the United Nations. Although few of these documents are available online, the site does include digitized collections of World War II–era posters, League of Nations documents, and more.

Primary Source Collection
Hansard Archive of Digitised Debates from 1803 Parliament of the United Kingdom

Hosted by the UK Parliament, the Hansard Archive of Digitized Debates covers the period from 1803 to 2004. The website includes plaintext transcriptions from parliamentary debates, which have been scanned from hard copy sources. 

Primary Source Collection
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel: Digitale Bibliothek (WDB) Herzog August Bibliothek

In the Wolfenbüttel digital library, the Herzog August Library Wolfenbüttel, Germany, makes research-relevant, particularly rare, outstanding or frequently used parts of its old holdings available on the Internet. All digitized titles are not only available here, but also, as far as they are independent prints or monographs, via the PICA-OPAC. In the case of projects that go beyond the formal indexing in the catalog, a database for project-specific research, a call number list with an overview of the digitized titles or materials or a search link in the catalog, information on secondary literature and Information on the project materials used. The aim is to offer more extensive information and research options in a project portal beyond the library formal and subject indexing. You can obtain information on digitized manuscripts from the manuscript database. This offers proof of digitized manuscripts, including those of other institutions, as well as access to full descriptions. The...

Primary Source Collection
Hidden Patterns of the Civil War Nathaniel Ayers

Created at the University of Richmond (VA) Digital Scholarship Lab, this multifaceted project offers users a range of tools for accessing information and visualizing data related to the American Civil War. Highlights include tools that map waves of wartime emancipation of the enslaved, wartime elections, and a digital archive of the Richmond Dispatch, a source rich in primary sources about military life and the homefront.  

Primary Source Collection
Histoire et Conflits Institut national de l'audiovisuel

Created by the INA (National Audiovisual Institute) of France, Histoire et Conflits (History and Conflicts) is a repository of French audiovisual sources on major conflicts of the twentieth century, including the World Wars, the French-Indochina War, conflicts in the Middle East, the Algerian War of Independence and other Cold War–era conflicts and revolutions. A public cultural organization charged with preserving and maintaining access to France’s audiovisual patrimony, the institute has provided users with access to over 100,00 hours of radio and television programs, as well as online content. Relevant material is sorted intot he collection "Histoire et conflits," which is separated into periods and wars, and which can be both browsed and searched according to multiple criteria of time, place, personages and more.

Primary Source Collection
Historic Government Publications from World War II Southern Methodist Univeristy

Comprised of materials from the Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) Libraries' Government Information Resources department, this site offers users access to 343 information pamphlets, governmnet reports, speeches, propaganda materials, and other documents produced by the US Government Printing Office during World War II. Users can search or browse materials according to a range of categories including issues related to women and guides for personnel in foreign countries. This site also contains links to the libraries' other digital collections and special collections.

Primary Source Collection
Historical Archives of the European Union European University Institute

The European University Institute (EUI) is a unique international center for doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research. The Historical Archives preserves and makes accessible in a central location the archival holdings of the European Union Institutions. In addition, the HAEU collects private papers of key European politicians, high-ranking EU officials and individuals involved in the process of European integration as well as the archives of pro-European movements and other organizations with a European scope. The collection materials consist mostly of copies of archival documents from private collections, foundations and National Archives and Diplomatic Archives of Ministries of Foreign Affairs. 

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historicum.net: Fachinformationsdienst Geschichtswissenschaft Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

Since 2016, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has been funding a specialist information service (FID) for the subject of history, which is managed by the Bavarian State Library and the German Museum in Munich - the latter responsible for the history of technology, natural sciences and the environment. In close dialogue with historians, "historicum.net - Fachinformationsdienst Geschichtswwissenschaft" is building a digital range of information on the entire spectrum of historical studies, which, in addition to the basic supply at university and other academic libraries, creates optimal conditions for historical research in Germany. This includes the acquisition and indexing of specialized literature, be it printed or digital, and access to it. In particular, the FID provides so-called FID licenses for a group of registered FID users in the form of databases, electronic journals and e-book offers.

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