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Women in Arms: from the Russian Empire to Post-Soviet States - Bibliography

Women in Arms from the Russian Empire to the Post-Soviet States: a Suggested Bibliography

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Women in Arms in 19th Century Russia

S. Boniece, “The Spiridonova Case, 1906. Terror, Myth and Martyrdom”, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, Vol. 4, # 3, 2003, pp. 571–606.

O.V. Budnitskii, Zhenshchiny-terroristki v Rossii, Rostov n. D., Feniks, 1996.

N. Durova, Cavalry Maiden. Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars, Bloomington & Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 1988. [In Russian, Durova Nadezhda, Kavalerist-devitsa, (1836), on-line at http://militera.lib.ru/​memo/​russian/​durova1/​index.html].

A. Hilbrenner, “The Perovskaia Paradox or the Scandal of Female Terrorism in Nineteenth Century Russia”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4169

I. I. Ivanova,Zhenshchiny v istorii Rossiiskoi armii, Voenno-istoricheskii zhurnal, # 3, 1992, pp. 86-89.

I. I. Ivanova, Khrabreishie iz prekrasnykh. Zhenshchiny Rossii v voinakh, Moscow, Rosspen, 2002.

Women in Arms during the First World War and Russian Civil War

M. Botchkareva, Yashka, journal d'une femme combattante: Russie (1914-1917), presented by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Nicolas Werth, Paris, Armand Colin, 2012. [Reviewed in this issue by Cloe Drieu at http://pipss.revues.org/​4217] [English version: M. Bochkareva, Maria. Yashka: My Life as Peasant, Exile, and Soldier. As told to Isaac Don Levine, New York, Frederick A. Stokes, 1919, available online at https://archive.org/​stream/​yashkamylifeasp02levigoog/​yashkamylifeasp02levigoog_djvu.txt].

A. E. Griesse, R. Stites, “Russia: Revolution and War” in N. L. Goldman (ed.) Female Soldiers – Combatants or Non-Combatants? Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Westport, Greenwood Press, 1982.

J. Morton, “Fighting for a Role: The Lives of Anka-Pulemetchitsa”, BPS Working Papers Series, 2015, http://iseees.berkeley.edu/​sites/​default/​files/​u4/​2015_8-morton.pdf

A. Sal'nikova, “I oni khoteli voevat': russkie devochki i Pervaia mirovaia voina 1914-1918 gg.”, Adam i Eva: al'manakh gendernoi istorii, # 9, 2005, pp. 191-213.

P. Shcherbinin, “Kak zhilos' rossiiskoi soldatke v gody Pervoi mirovoi voiny (1914-1918 gg.)”, Zhenshchina v rossiiskom obshchestve, # 1/2, 2004.

M. Stockdale, “'My Death for the Motherland is Happiness' : Women, Patriotism and Soldiering in Russia's Great War, 1914-1917”, American Historical Review, Vol. 109, # 1, 2004, pp. 78-116.

L. Stoff, They fought for the Motherland: Russia's Women Soldiers in World War I and the Revolution, Lawrence, University Press of Kansas, 2006.

Women in the army and armed groups during the Second World War

S. Aleksievich, War's Unwomanly Face, Moscow, Progress, 1988 [Russian version U voiny ne zhenskoe litso, several editions, available online http://lib.ru/​NEWPROZA/​ALEKSIEWICH/​zhensk.txt].

K. Bischl, “Telling stories. Gender relationships and masculinity in the Red Army 1941-45”, in M. Röger, R. Leiserowitz (eds), Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe, Osnabrück, Fibre, 2012, pp. 117-134.

O. V. Budnitskii, “Muzhchiny i zhenshchiny v Krasnoi Armii (1941-1945)”, Cahiers du monde russe, Vol.52, # 2, 2011, pp. 405-422.

E. Charon-Cardona, R.D. Markwick, “‘Our brigade will not be sent to the front’: Soviet Women under Arms in the Great Fatherland War, 1941-45”, The Russian Review, Vol. 68, # 2, 2009, pp. 240–262.

S. Conze, B. Fieseler, “Soviet Women as Comrades in Arms : A Blind Spot in the History of the War” in R. Thurston and R. Bonwetsch (eds) The People's War. Responses to World War II in the Soviet Union, Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 2000.

K. J. Cottam, Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers, Nepean, New Military Publishing, 1998.

A. Drabkin, B. Irincheev, A zori zdes' gromkie. Zhenskoe litso voiny, Moscow, Eksmo, 2012.

D. Eglitis, V. Zelče, “Unruly Actors: Latvian Women of the Red Army in Post-War Historical Memory”, Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Vol. 41, # 6, 2013, pp. 987-1007.

B. Engel, “'The Womanly Face of War': Soviet Women Remember World War II” in N. Dombrowski (ed.), Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted with or without Consent, New York, Garland Publishing Inc., 1998.

J. Erickson, “Soviet Women at War”, in J. Garrard, C. Garrard (eds), World War II and the Soviet People, New-York, St Martin's Press, 2002.

J. Fürst, “Heroes, Lovers, Victims - Partisan Girls during the Great Fatherland War: an analysis of documents from the spetsotdel of the former Komsomol Archive”, Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military, Vol. 18, # 3-4, 2000, pp. 38-75.

H. Goscilo, Y. Hashamova (eds), Embracing Arms. Cultural Representation of Slavic and Balkan Women in War, Budapest and New-York, Central European University Press, 2012.

A. M. Harris, “Memorializations of a martyr and her mutilated bodies: public monuments to Soviet war hero Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, 1942 to the present”, Journal of War and Culture Studies, Vol. 5, # 1, June 2012, pp. 73-90.

A. M Harris, The Myth of the Woman Warrior and World War II in Soviet Culture, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kansas, 2008.

M. Havryshko, “Illegitimate sexual practices in the OUN underground and UPA in Western Ukraine in the 1940s and 1950s”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4214.

S. G. Jug, All Stalin’s Men? Soldierly Masculinities In The Soviet War Effort, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013.

S. G. Jug, “Red Army Romance: preserving masculine hegemony in mixed gender combat units, 1943-1944”, Journal of War and Culture Studies, Vol 5, # 3, 2013, pp. 321-334.

O. Kis, “National Femininity Used and Contested: Women’s Participation in the Nationalist Underground in Western Ukraine during the 1940s-50s”, East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies, Vol. 2, # 2, 2015.

A. Krylova, “‘The Healers of Wounded Souls’: The Crisis of Private Life in Soviet Literature, 1944-1946”, The Journal of Modern History, # 73, June 2001, pp. 307-331.

A. Krylova, “Stalinist Identity from the Viewpoint of Gender: Rearing a Generation of Professionally Violent Women-Fighters in 1930s Stalinist Russia”, Gender and History, Vol. 16, # 3, 2004, pp. 626-653.

A. Krylova, Soviet women in combat. A history of violence on the eastern front, New-York, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

R. D. Markwick, E. Charon-Cardona, Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

C. Merridale, “Masculinity at war: Did gender matter in the Soviet army?”, Journal of War and Culture Studies, Vol 5, # 3, 2012, pp. 307-320.

V. S. Murmantseva, Sovetskie zhenshchiny v Velikoi Otechestvennoi Voine, Moscow, Mysl 1974 [available at http://www.a-z.ru/​women/​texts/​murman1r.htm].

Museum Berlin-Karlshorst, Mascha, Nina, Katjusha. Frauen in der Roten Armee, 1941-1945. Masha, Nina, Katiusha. Zhenshchiny voennosluzhashchie, 1941-1945, Berlin, Ch. Links Verlag, 2002.

B. Myles, Night Witches, the Untold Story of Soviet Women in Combat, Novato, Presidio Press, 1981.

M. Nakachi, “N.S. Khrushchev and the 1944 Soviet Family Law: Politics, Reproduction, and Language”, East European Politics and Societies, vol. 20, # 1, 2006, pp. 40–68.

O. Nikonova, “‘Davaite prygat', devushki!', ili sovetskii patriotizm v gendernom izmerenii”, Gendernye issledovaniia, # 13, 2005, pp. 38-55.

O. Nikonova, “Zhenshchiny, voina i ‘figury umolchanii’”, Neprikosnovennyi zapas, # 2-3(40-41), 2005, http://magazines.russ.ru/​nz/​2005/​2/​ni32.html.

R. Pennington, “'Do Not Speak of the Services you Rendered'. Women veterans of Aviation in the Soviet Union”, Journal of Slavic Military studies, Vol 9, # 1, 1996, pp. 120-151.

R. Pennington, Wings, Women and War. Soviet Airwomen in World War Two Combat, Lawrence, University Press of Kansas, 2001.

V.I. Petrakova, Zhenskie strelkovye formirovaniia v SSSR v gody Velikoi Otechestvennoi voiny, Ph.D. Dissertation, Moscow, MGU, 2013.

O. Petrenko, “Anatomy of the Unsaid: Along the Taboo Lines of Female Participation in the Ukrainian Nationalistic Underground” in M. Röger, R. Leiserowitz (eds), Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe, Osnabrück, Fibre, 2012, pp. 241-262.

N. K. Petrova, Zhenshchiny Velikoi Otechestvennoi Voiny, Moscow, Veche, 2014 [Reviewed in this issue by Kerstin Bischl at http://pipss.revues.org/​4147].

M. Röger, R. Leiserowitz (eds), Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe, Osnabrück, Fibre Verlag, 2012.

B. M. Schechter, “‘Girls’ and ‘Women’. Love, Sex, Duty and Sexual Harassment in the Ranks of the Red Army 1941-1945”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4202.

A. Tippner, “Girls in Combat: Zoia Kosmodem'ianskaia and the Image of Young Soviet Wartime Heroines”; The Russian Review, Vol. 73, # 3, 2014, pp. 371–388.

From Afghanistan to Post-Soviet Conflicts

Kh. Akhmedova, A. Speckhard, “Black Widows and Beyond. Understanding the motivations and life trajectories of Chechen female terrorists”, in C. N. Ness (Ed), Female terrorism and Militancy. Agency, Utility and Organization, London-New York, Routledge, 2008, pp. 101-121.

A. Caiazza, Mothers and Soldiers: Gender, Citizenship, and Civil Society in Contemporary Russia, New York, Routledge, 2002.

L. Direnberger, “Representations of Armed Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Tajikistan: Describing and Restricting Women’s Agency”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, #17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4249.

C. Drieu, E. Sieca-Kozlowski, “Interview with Olga Capatina, a Moldavian Afganka, Paris, 25th September 2015 (Video interview, in Russian)”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4196.

A. Ducloux, “A Muslim Woman Officer in the Soviet Army during the Soviet-Afghan War. A Soviet ‘anti-hero’”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4157.

C. Eifler, “Das unterschätzte Potenzial: Soldatinnen in den russischen Streitkräften”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 4/5, 2006, http://pipss.revues.org/​index498.html.

C. Eifler, “Weil man nun mit ihnen rechnen muss… Frauen in den Streitkräften Russlands’”, in R. Seifert, C. Eifler (eds) Gender und Militär: Internationale Erfahrungen mit Männern und Frauen in den Streitkräften, Königstein/Taunus, U. Helmer, 2003, pp. 101–37.

N. Kemoklidze, “Victimisation of Female Suicide Bombers: The Case of Chechnya”, Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Vol 3, # 2, 2009, pp. 181-188.

E. Lysak, “Servir ou combattre : que les femmes cherchent-elles dans l'armée russe ?”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4187.

T. Martsenyuk, H. Hrytsenko, A. Kvit, "Invisible Battalion": Women's Participation in ATO Military Operations (Sociological report), December 2015 available at http://uwf.kiev.ua/​files/​Research_Invisible_battalion-EN.pdf

P. Murphy, Allah's Angels: Chechen Women in War, Annapolis, Naval Institute Press, 2010 [Reviewed in this issue by Amandine Regamey at http://pipss.revues.org/​4058].

A. Regamey, “Falsehood in the War in Ukraine: the Legend of Women Snipers”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4222.

S. Roche, “Gender in Narrative Memory: The Example of Civil War Narratives in Tajikistan”, Ab Imperio, # 3, 2012, pp. 279-307.

N. Shahnazarian, “A Good Soldier and a Good Mother: New Conditions and New Roles in the Nagorno-Karabakh War”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4241.

N. Shahnazarian, “‘War is Not Just For Men’: Interview With E. Aghaian, Nagorno-Karabakh, 2001”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4235.

E. Sieca-Kozlowski, “Les femmes dans l’armée russe : une intégration à reculons”, Le Courrier des Pays de l’Est, # 1025, April 2002.

Women in Arms –General References

L. Bucaille (ed.), “Femmes combattantes” (special issue), Critique internationale, # 60, July-September 2013.

L. Capdevila, “La mobilisation des femmes dans la France combattante (1940-1945)”, Clio, Histoire, femmes et societés, # 12, 2000, pp. 57-80.

L. Capdevila, F. Rouquet, F. Virgili, D. Voldman, Sexe, genre et guerres. France, 1914-1945, Paris, Payot, 2010.

C. Cohn, Women and wars, Cambridge, Polity Press, 2013.

G. De Groot, C. Peniston-Bird (eds), A Soldier and a Woman: Sexual Integration in the Military, New York, Longman, 2000.

N. Dombrowski (ed.), Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted with or without Consent, New York, Garland Publishing Inc., 2004.

C. Enloe, The Morning After: Sexual Politics at the End of the Cold War, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2003.

I. Eulriet, Women and the Military in Europe. Comparing Public Cultures, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

J. Falquet, “Division sexuelle du travail révolutionnaire. Réflexions à partir de l'expérience salvadorienne (1970-1994)”, Cahiers des Amériques latines # 40, 2001, pp. 109-128, http://www.iheal.univ-paris3.fr/​sites/​www.iheal.univ-paris3.fr/​files/​Cal_040.pdf.

L. Gayer, “Have Gun, Will Travel: Interpreting the Trajectories of Female Irregular Combatants” in Y. Guichaoua (ed.), Understanding Collective Political Violence, Basingstoke, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2011.

N. L. Goldman (Ed), Female soldiers – Combatants or Non-Combatants ? Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Westport, Greenwood Press, 1982.

J. Goldstein, War and Gender. How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2001.

S. Milquet, M. Frederic (eds), Femmes en guerres, Bruxelles, Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 2011.

C. N. Ness (ed.), Female Terrorism and Militancy. Agency, Utility and Organization, London and New York, Routledge, 2008.

P. Nivet, M. Trevisi, Les femmes et la guerre de l'Antiquité à nos jours, Paris, Economica, 2010.

S. Shekhawat, Female Combatants in Conflict and Peace, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

E. Sieca-Kozlowski, “Journée d'étude ‘Le genre et la guerre : les femmes, la virilité et la violence’”, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, # 17, 2016, http://pipss.revues.org/​4174.

F. Thébaud, “Understanding twentieth-century wars through women and gender: forty years of historiography” in Clio. Women, Gender, History, # 39, 2014.

M. Utas, “Victimcy, Girlfriending, Soldiering: Tactic Agency in a Young Woman’s Social Navigation of the Liberian War Zone”, Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 78, # 2, 2005, pp. 403-430.

F. Virgili (Ed), “Gendered laws of war” (special issue), Clio. Women, Gender, History, # 39, 2014.

J. Viterna, Women and War. The micro-processes of mobilization in El Salvador, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

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