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Professor Frank Cogliano

BA, MA, PhD, F.R.Hist.

Professor of American History




Francis D. Cogliano, Emperor of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy (Yale University Press, 2014).

Francis D.  Cogliano, Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Political History (Routledge , 2nd edition 2009).

Francis D. Cogliano, Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy (Edinburgh University Press/University of Virginia Press,2006, pbk 2008).

Francis D. Cogliano, American Maritime Prisoners in the Revolutionary War: The Captivity of William Russell (Naval Institute Press, 2001).

Francis D. Cogliano, Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Political History (Routledge, 2000).

Francis D. Cogliano, No King, No Popery: Anti-Catholicism in Revolutionary New England (Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 1996)


Edited Books

Francis D. Cogliano, A Companion to Thomas Jefferson (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).

Francis D. Cogliano and Kirsten E. Phimister, Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Sourcebook (Routledge, 2011).

Francis D. Cogliano and Susan Manning, The Atlantic Enlightenment (Ashgate, 2008).


Book Chapters

Cogliano, F 2013, '"The whole object of the present controversy”: The Early Constitutionalism of Paine and Jefferson'. in SP Newman & PS Onuf (eds), Paine and Jefferson in the Age of Revolutions. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, pp. 26-48.

Cogliano, F 2013, 'A “Philosophical vedette”: William Dunbar, Thomas Jefferson, and the Republic of Letters'. in H Spahn & P Nicolaisen (eds), Cosmopolitanism and Nationhood in the Age of Jefferson. The Universitätsverlag Winter , Heidleberg.

Francis D. Cogliano, ‘Preservation and Education: Monticello and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation’ in Francis D. Cogliano, ed. A Companion to Thomas Jefferson (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), 510-525.

Francis D. Cogliano and Susan Manning, 'The Enlightenment and the Atlantic' in The Atlantic Enlightenment, ed.Francis D. Cogliano, Susan Manning, (Ashgate Press, 2008) 1-19

Francis D. Cogliano, ‘''Relics of the past generation”: maritime prisoners of war and the memory of the American Revolution' in Pirates, Jack, Tar, and Memory: New Directions in American Maritime History, ed. Paul A Gilje, William Pencack, (Mystic Seaport, 2007) 95-114

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Exposing the Idolatry of the Romish Church: Anti-popery in Colonial New England' in Critical Issues in American Religious History: A Reader, 2nd edition, ed. Robert R. Mathiesen, (Baylor University Press: Waco, 2006) 61-71.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Baseball and American Exceptionalism' in Sport and National Identity in thePost-War World, ed. A Smith; D Porter, (Routledge, 2004) 145-167.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'The Sixty Years' War in North America' in Early Modern Military History, ed. Geoff Mortimer, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) 155-76.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Exposing the Idolatry of the Romish Church: Anti-popery in Colonial New England' in Critical Issues in American Religious History: A Reader, ed. Robert R. Mathiesen,(Baylor University Press: Waco, 2001) 60-72.


Journal Articles

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Failed Filibusters: The Kemper Rebellion, the Burr Conspiracy and Early American Expansion' (2013) [PDF]

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Revisiting the American Revolution,' History Compass 8 (2010): 951-963

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Zanim doszlo do Amerykanskiej Rewolucji, lata 1763-1776,' WiadomsciHistoryczne 2 (2009): 8-14.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Founders Chic,' History 89 (2005): 411-419.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'America and the French Revolution,' History 84 (1999): 658-65.

Francis D. Cogliano, '"We fled from the valley of destruction" American escapes from Mill and Forton Prisons, 1777-1782,' The American Neptune 58 (1998): 125-43.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'We all hoisted the American flag; national identity among American prisoners in Britain during the American Revolution,' Journal of American Studies 32 (1998): 19-37.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Deliverance from luxury: Pope's day and social conflict in Boston, 1745-1765,' Studies in Popular Culture 15 (1993): 15-28.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'To Obey Jesus Christ and General Washington: Massachusetts, Catholicism and the Eastern Indians,' Maine Historical Society Quarterly 32 (1992): 108-33.

Francis D. Cogliano, 'Nil Desperandum Christo Duce: The New England Crusade Against Louisbourg 1745,' Essex Institute Historical Collections 128 (1992): 180-207.