Leo Gershoy was a history professor at New York University 1940-1975. In his name the American Historical Association awards an annual prize for the best new book on 17th- or 18th-century European history. An annual lecture at New York University is also named for him.
Gershoy, Leo (1933). The French Revolution and Napoleon. Appleton-Century.
Gershoy, Leo (1963). From despotism to revolution, 1763-1789. Rise of modern Europe. Harper & Row.
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