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Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813 by Simon Schama1977
The Business of Enlightenment by Robert Darnton1979
Never at rest by Richard S. Westfall1981
Partners in Revolution by Marianne Elliott1983
Richelieu and Olivares by J. H. Elliott1985
Crime and the Courts in England, 1660–1800 by J. M. Beattie1986
Six Galleons for the King of Spain by Carla Rahn Phillips1987
Madmen: A Social History of Madhouses, Mad Doctors & Lunatics by Roy Porter1988
Brother to the Sun King: Philippe, Duke of Orléans by Nancy Nichols Barker1989
Rural change and royal finances in Spain at the end of the old regime by Richard Herr1990
Liberty in Absolutist Spain by Helen Nader1991
The Battle of the Books by Joseph M. Levine1992
Aristocratic Experience and the Origins of Modern Culture by Jonathan Dewald1993
The New Regime: Transformations of the French Civic Order, 1789-1820s by Isser Woloch1994
From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy by J. Russell Major1995
Sexuality, State, and Civil Society in Germany, 1700–1815 by Isabel V. Hull1996
Becoming a Revolutionary by Timothy Tackett1997
Spain’s Golden Fleece by Carla Rahn Phillips1998
The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making by Adrian Johns1999
The limits of royal authority : resistance and obedience in seventeenth-century Castile by Ruth MacKay2000
Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750 by Jonathan I. Israel2001
The Cult of the Nation in France by David A. Bell2002
Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England by Joseph E. Inikori2003
Obstinate Hebrews by Ronald Schechter2004
The Body of the Artisan by Pamela H. Smith2005
Ending the French Revolution by Howard G. Brown2006
The Enlightenment and the Book by Richard B. Sher2007
Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age by Anne Goldgar2008
All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World by Stuart B. Schwartz2009
The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period by Francesca Trivellato2010
The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland by Alexandra Walsham2011
The Rule of Moderation: Violence, Religion and the Politics of Restraint in Early Modern England by Ethan H. Shagan2012
Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment by Daniela Bleichmar2013
The Memory of the People: Custom and Popular Senses of the Past in Early Modern England by Andy Wood2014
A World of Paper: Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the Rise of the Information State by John C. Rule2015

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Awarded by the American Historical Association The award is made to the author of the most outstanding work published in English on any aspect of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century European history.
From its inception in 1977 until 1985 the Leo Gershoy Award was a biennial award worth $1,000; since 1985 it has been an annual award.

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