Original post of my NOTCHES interview (reposted above with two other more recent interviews).
Category: Gender History
British Military Masculinity Bibliography
Atkins, Gareth. “Christian Heroes, Providence, and Patriotism in Wartime Britain, 1793–1815,” Historical Journal 58(2015): 393–414.
Bourke, Joanna. Dismembering the Male: Men’s Bodies, Britain, and the Great War. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Dawson, Graham. Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities. London: Routledge, 1994.
Gullace, Nicoletta F. The Blood of our Sons: Men, Women, and the Renegotiation of British Citizenship During the Great War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Hurl-Eamon, Jennine. Marriage and the British Army in the Long Eighteenth Century: ‘The Girl I Left Behind Me’. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Kennedy, Catriona. Narratives of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Military and Civilian Experience in Britain and Ireland. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
McGregor, Robert. “The Popular Press and the Creation of Military Masculinities in Georgian Britain,” in Military Masculinities: Identity and the State, edited by Paul Higate, Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.
Meyer, Jessica. Men of War: Masculinity and the First World War in Britain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Paris, Michael. Warrior Nation: Images of War in British Popular Culture, 1850–2000. London: Reaktion, 2000.
Ramsey, Neil. “‘A real English soldier’: Suffering, Manliness and Class in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Soldiers’ Tale,” in Soldiering in Britain and Ireland, 1750–1850: Men of Arms, edited by Catriona Kennedy and Matthew McCormack. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Woodward, Rachel and Trish Winter. Sexing the Soldier: The Politics of Gender and the Contemporary British Army. London and New York: Routledge, 2007.
Damousi, Joy and Marilyn Lake, eds. Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Mangan, J.A. ‘Manufactured’ Masculinity: Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism. New York and London: Routledge, 2013.
Sinha, Mrinalini. Colonial Masculinity: The “Manly Englishman” and the “Effeminate Bengali” in the Late Nineteenth Century. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.
Smith, Richard. Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the development of a national consciousness. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2010.
Streets-Salter, Heather. Martial Races: The Military, Race and Masculinity in British Imperial Culture, 1857-1914. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010.
Wilson, Kathleen. The Island Race: Englishness, Empire and Gender in the Eighteenth Century. London and New York: Routledge, 2003.
Burg, B.R. Boys at Sea: Sodomy, Indecency, and Courts Martial in Nelson’s Navy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Colville, Quentin. “Corporate Domesticity and Idealized Masculinity: Royal Naval Officers and their Shipboard Homes, 1918-39,” Gender and History, vol. 21 no. 3 (2009), pp. 499-519.
Conley, Mary A. From Jack Tar to Union Jack: Representing Naval Manhood in the British Empire, 1870–1918. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009.
LeJacq, Seth S. “Buggery’s Travels: Royal Navy Sodomy on Ship and Shore in the Long Eighteenth Century,” Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 17. no. 2, 2015, pp. 103-116.
Miller, Amy. Dressed to Kill: British Naval Uniform, Masculinity and Contemporary Fashions, 1748–1857. London: National Maritime Museum, 2007.
Wilson, Kathleen. “Nelson and the People: Manliness, Patriotism and Body Politics,” in Admiral Lord Nelson: Context and Legacy, edited by David Cannadine, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Ahlbäck, Anders. Manhood and the Making of the Military: Conscription, Military Service and Masculinity in Finland, 1917-1939. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014.
Crouthamel, Jason. An Intimate History of the Front: Masculinity, Sexuality, and German Soldiers in the First World War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Eichler, Maya. Militarizing Men: Gender, Conscription, and War in Post-Soviet Russia. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012.
Hughes, Michael J. Forging Napoleon’s Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808. New York: New York University Press, 2012.
Hull, Isabel V. Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005.
Martin, Brian Joseph. Napoleonic Friendship: Military Fraternity, Intimacy & Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011.
Bourdieu, Pierre. Masculine Domination. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998.
Cocks, H.G. Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in the 19th Century. London: I.B. Tauris, 2010.
Cocks, H.G. and Matt Houlbrook, eds. The Modern History of Sexuality. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Connell, R.W. Masculinities. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2005.
Hitchcock, Tim, and Michèle Cohen. English Masculinities, 1660–1800. London: Longman, 1999.
Dudink, Stefan, Karen Hagemann, and John Tosh, eds. Masculinities in Politics and War: Gendering Modern History. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2004.
Nye, Robert A. “Western Masculinities in War and Peace.” American Historical Review, April 2007, pp. 417-438.
Beattie, Peter M. The Tribute of Blood: Army, Honor, Race, and Nation in Brazil, 1864-1945. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
Dore, Elizabeth and Maxine Molyneux, eds. Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000.
French, William and Katherine Elaine Bliss, eds. Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Latin America since Independence. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007.
Gill, Leslie. “Creating Citizens, Making Men: The Military and Masculinity in Bolivia.” Cultural Anthropology, vol. 12, no. 4 (Nov. 1997), pp. 527-550.
Grandin, Greg. The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America in the Cold War. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Macías-González, Víctor and Anne Rubenstein, eds., Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2012.
Bederman, Gail. Manliness & Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1870-1917. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Belkin, Aaron. Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Façade of American Empire, 1898-2001. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Brown, Melissa T. Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in U.S. Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Foster, Thomas A. Sex and the Eighteenth-Century Man: Massachusetts and the History of Sexuality in America. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2006.
Greenberg, Amy S. Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Hoganson, Kristin L. Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.
Jarvis, Christina S. The Male Body at War: American Masculinity during World War II. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010.
Lehring, Gary L. Officially Gay: The Political Construction of Sexuality by the U.S. Military. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2003.
This list was compiled by Jonathan Shipe, graduate student at Florida State University, currently working on his dissertation, “The Cost of a Moral Army: Discourses of Masculinity and Sexuality in the British Army, 1850-1885.” Questions about this bibliography or his research can be sent to email@example.com. Jonathan tweets at @jshipe.
Native American Gender History Reading List
Barr, Juliana. Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
Bragdon, Kathleen. “Gender as a Social Category in Native Southern New England.” Ethnohistory 43, no. 4 (Autumn 1996): 573–92.
Brooks, James. Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Brown, Kathleen M. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Child, Brenda J. Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community. New York: Penguin, 2012.
Denial, Catherine J. Making Marriage: Husbands, Wives, and the American State in Dakota and Ojibwe Country. St. Paul: Minnesota HIstorical Society Press, 2013.
Ekberg, Carl J. Stealing Indian Women: Native Slavery in the Illinois Country. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007.
Fowler, Loretta. Wives and Husbands: Gender and Age in Southern Arapaho History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.
Greer, Allan. Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Hahn, Steven C. The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012.
Johnston, Carolyn. Cherokee Women in Crisis: Trail of Tears, Civil War, and Allotment, 1838-1907. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003.
Jumper, Betty Mae, and Patsy West. A Seminole Legend: The Life of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.
Klein, Laura F., and Lillian Ackerman, eds. Women and Power in Native North America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
Kugel, Rebecca, and Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, eds. Native Women’s History in Eastern North America before 1900: A Guide to Research and Writing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.
Little, Ann M. Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England. Early American Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.
Martin, Joel W. Sacred Revolt: The Muskogees’ Struggle for a New World. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991.
Miles, Tiya. The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
———. Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Pearsall, Sarah M. S. “‘Having Many Wives’ in Two American Rebellions: The Politics of Households and the Radically Conservative.” The American Historical Review 118, no. 4 (October 2013): 1001–28.
Perdue, Theda. Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.
———, ed. Sifters: Native American Women’s Lives. Viewpoints on American Culture. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Pesantubbee, Michelene E. Choctaw Women in a Chaotic World: The Clash of Cultures in the Colonial Southeast. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.
Piker, Joshua Aaron. Okfuskee: A Creek Indian Town in Colonial America. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2004.
Rushforth, Brett. Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Saunt, Claudio. A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
———. Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Shoemaker, Nancy, ed. Negotiators of Change: Historical Perspectives on Native American Women. New York: Routledge, 1995.
Simonsen, Jane E. Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Slater, Sandra, and Fay A. Yarbrough, eds. Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400-1850. Columbia, S.C: University of South Carolina Press, 2011.
Smithers, Gregory D. “Cherokee ‘Two Spirits’: Gender, Ritual, and Spirituality in the Native South.” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 12, no. 3 (2014): 626–51.
Snyder, Christina. Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2010.
Stremlau, Rose. Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
This list was compiled by Christopher Crenshaw, a graduate student at Florida State University studying Native peoples, the body, and the environment in early America. For questions about this list or Christopher’s research, email firstname.lastname@example.org or find him on Twitter @cbcrenshaw.