Isser Woloch

Isser Woloch (born 1937) is the Moore Collegiate Professor of History at Columbia. His work focuses on the French Revolution and on Napoleon.

He was educated at Columbia (A.B., 1959) and at Princeton[1] (Ph.D., 1965).[2][3] He was the winner of the Leo Gershoy Award of the American Historical Association in 1994.

Selected publications

  • Woloch, Isser (1982), Eighteenth-century Europe, tradition and progress, 1715-1789, Norton, ISBN 978-0-393-95214-8
  • Woloch, Isser (1995), The New Regime: Transformations of the French Civic Order, 1789-1820s (reprint ed.), W.W. Norton, ISBN 978-0-393-31397-0
  • Woloch, Isser (1996), Revolution and the meanings of freedom in the nineteenth century, Stanford University Press, ISBN 978-0-8047-2748-8
  • Woloch, Isser (2002), Napoleon and his collaborators: the making of a dictatorship, W.W. Norton, ISBN 978-0-393-32341-2[4]


  1. "Nancy Spelman Is Future Bride Of Isser Woloch - Graduate of Wellesley And Ph.D. Candidate at Princeton Engaged". New York Times. 2011-01-27. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
  2. "Dana Goldberg, David Woloch". New York Times. 1999-10-10. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
  3. Loos, Ted (2000-11-05). "A Biographer of Presidents Tackles an Emperor". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
  4. Bernstein, Richard (2001-02-28). "BOOKS OF THE TIMES - BOOKS OF THE TIMES - How Staunch Republicans Became a Dictator's Pals -". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-02-01.

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