Steven Hugh Lee

Associate Professor
phone 604 822 5164
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 214, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Research Area

About

Office Hours

  • On leave in 2019-2020

Service

  • Associate Editor, Journal of American-East Asian Relations

Research

I am currently working on two book projects. One is a political and social history of warfare in modern East Asia (Cambridge), and the second is a survey of twentieth century global history (Blackwell).

Research Interests

  • Cold War International History
  • Canada-US Relations; Canada and the World; the US and the two Koreas
  • Empire and Warfare
  • Peace Movements

Publications

Books

Outposts of Empire: Korea, Vietnam and the Origins of the Cold War in Asia, 1949-1954. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1995.

The Korean War. London: Longman, 2001.

La Guerra di Corea (Italian translation of The Korean War). Bologna: Il Mulino, 2003.

Steven Lee and Chang Yunshik, editors. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea. London: Routledge, 2006.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Cold War Endings: The Canadian Peace Congress and the Transnational Peace Movement, 1977-91”, in Undiplomatic History: The New Study of Canada and the World, eds. Asa McKercher and Philip Van Huizen (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019), 277-314.

“Warfare and the Re-making of Korea in the 1950s”, Journal of American East Asian Relations, special issue edited by Janice Kim and Steven Lee, 24, nos. 2-3 (summer, 2017): 93-102.

“Korea Multiple Book Essay”, Journal of Asian Studies, 76, no. 1 (February 2017): 233-39.

“The Japanese Empire At War, 1931-1945”, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II,  ed. Richard Overy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 35-74.

“The Korean War in History and Historiography”, Journal of American East Asian Relations, 2014, 21, no. 2 (June 2014): 186-206.

“The Korean Armistice and the End of Peace: The US-UN Coalition and the Dynamics of War-Making in Korea, 1953–76”, Journal of Korean Studies, 18, no. 2 (fall 2013): 183-224.

“Military Occupation and Empire-Building in Cold War Asia: The United States and Korea, 1945-1955”, in The Cold War in East Asia, ed. T. Hasegawa (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), 98-121.

The United States, the United Nations, and the Second Occupation of Korea, 1950-1951,” The Asia-Pacific Journal: Vol 8 Issue 50 No 3 – December 13, 2010.

“Development without democracy: The political economy of US–South Korea relations, 1958–1961”, in Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea, eds. Chang Yunshik and Steven Lee (London: Routledge, 2006), 155-85.

“The Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Canada and Korea, 1961-1963”, Acta Koreana, 8, no. 1 (July 2005): 5-16.

“The United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency in War and Peace: An Economic and Social History of Korea in the 1950s”, in Korea and the Korean War, eds. Chae Jin Lee and Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2002), 357-96.

“Negotiating the Cold War: The United States and the Two Koreas”, The Journal of American – East Asian Relations, 9, nos. 1-2, (January 2000): 85-105.

“The American Empire and the Cold War in Asia”, in Revisionism and Modern Korean History, ed. Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 1998), 299-345.

“The Canadian-Asian Experience: An Introductory Synthesis”, The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, 4, no. 3 (January 1995): 193-222.


Awards

  • Killam Teaching Prize, 1998

Steven Hugh Lee

Associate Professor
phone 604 822 5164
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 214, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Office Hours

  • On leave in 2019-2020

Service

  • Associate Editor, Journal of American-East Asian Relations

I am currently working on two book projects. One is a political and social history of warfare in modern East Asia (Cambridge), and the second is a survey of twentieth century global history (Blackwell).

Research Interests

  • Cold War International History
  • Canada-US Relations; Canada and the World; the US and the two Koreas
  • Empire and Warfare
  • Peace Movements

Books

Outposts of Empire: Korea, Vietnam and the Origins of the Cold War in Asia, 1949-1954. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995.

The Korean War. London: Longman, 2001.

La Guerra di Corea (Italian translation of The Korean War). Bologna: Il Mulino, 2003.

Steven Lee and Chang Yunshik, editors. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea. London: Routledge, 2006.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Cold War Endings: The Canadian Peace Congress and the Transnational Peace Movement, 1977-91”, in Undiplomatic History: The New Study of Canada and the World, eds. Asa McKercher and Philip Van Huizen (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019), 277-314.

"Warfare and the Re-making of Korea in the 1950s", Journal of American East Asian Relations, special issue edited by Janice Kim and Steven Lee, 24, nos. 2-3 (summer, 2017): 93-102.

“Korea Multiple Book Essay”, Journal of Asian Studies, 76, no. 1 (February 2017): 233-39.

“The Japanese Empire At War, 1931-1945”, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II,  ed. Richard Overy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 35-74.

“The Korean War in History and Historiography”, Journal of American East Asian Relations, 2014, 21, no. 2 (June 2014): 186-206.

“The Korean Armistice and the End of Peace: The US-UN Coalition and the Dynamics of War-Making in Korea, 1953–76”, Journal of Korean Studies, 18, no. 2 (fall 2013): 183-224.

“Military Occupation and Empire-Building in Cold War Asia: The United States and Korea, 1945-1955”, in The Cold War in East Asia, ed. T. Hasegawa (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), 98-121.

The United States, the United Nations, and the Second Occupation of Korea, 1950-1951,” The Asia-Pacific Journal: Vol 8 Issue 50 No 3 - December 13, 2010.

“Development without democracy: The political economy of US–South Korea relations, 1958–1961”, in Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea, eds. Chang Yunshik and Steven Lee (London: Routledge, 2006), 155-85.

“The Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Canada and Korea, 1961-1963”, Acta Koreana, 8, no. 1 (July 2005): 5-16.

“The United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency in War and Peace: An Economic and Social History of Korea in the 1950s”, in Korea and the Korean War, eds. Chae Jin Lee and Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2002), 357-96.

“Negotiating the Cold War: The United States and the Two Koreas”, The Journal of American - East Asian Relations, 9, nos. 1-2, (January 2000): 85-105.

“The American Empire and the Cold War in Asia”, in Revisionism and Modern Korean History, ed. Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 1998), 299-345.

“The Canadian-Asian Experience: An Introductory Synthesis”, The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, 4, no. 3 (January 1995): 193-222.

  • Killam Teaching Prize, 1998

Steven Hugh Lee

Associate Professor
phone 604 822 5164
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 214, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Office Hours

  • On leave in 2019-2020

Service

  • Associate Editor, Journal of American-East Asian Relations

I am currently working on two book projects. One is a political and social history of warfare in modern East Asia (Cambridge), and the second is a survey of twentieth century global history (Blackwell).

Research Interests

  • Cold War International History
  • Canada-US Relations; Canada and the World; the US and the two Koreas
  • Empire and Warfare
  • Peace Movements

Books

Outposts of Empire: Korea, Vietnam and the Origins of the Cold War in Asia, 1949-1954. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995.

The Korean War. London: Longman, 2001.

La Guerra di Corea (Italian translation of The Korean War). Bologna: Il Mulino, 2003.

Steven Lee and Chang Yunshik, editors. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea. London: Routledge, 2006.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Cold War Endings: The Canadian Peace Congress and the Transnational Peace Movement, 1977-91”, in Undiplomatic History: The New Study of Canada and the World, eds. Asa McKercher and Philip Van Huizen (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019), 277-314.

"Warfare and the Re-making of Korea in the 1950s", Journal of American East Asian Relations, special issue edited by Janice Kim and Steven Lee, 24, nos. 2-3 (summer, 2017): 93-102.

“Korea Multiple Book Essay”, Journal of Asian Studies, 76, no. 1 (February 2017): 233-39.

“The Japanese Empire At War, 1931-1945”, in The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II,  ed. Richard Overy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 35-74.

“The Korean War in History and Historiography”, Journal of American East Asian Relations, 2014, 21, no. 2 (June 2014): 186-206.

“The Korean Armistice and the End of Peace: The US-UN Coalition and the Dynamics of War-Making in Korea, 1953–76”, Journal of Korean Studies, 18, no. 2 (fall 2013): 183-224.

“Military Occupation and Empire-Building in Cold War Asia: The United States and Korea, 1945-1955”, in The Cold War in East Asia, ed. T. Hasegawa (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), 98-121.

The United States, the United Nations, and the Second Occupation of Korea, 1950-1951,” The Asia-Pacific Journal: Vol 8 Issue 50 No 3 - December 13, 2010.

“Development without democracy: The political economy of US–South Korea relations, 1958–1961”, in Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea, eds. Chang Yunshik and Steven Lee (London: Routledge, 2006), 155-85.

“The Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Canada and Korea, 1961-1963”, Acta Koreana, 8, no. 1 (July 2005): 5-16.

“The United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency in War and Peace: An Economic and Social History of Korea in the 1950s”, in Korea and the Korean War, eds. Chae Jin Lee and Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 2002), 357-96.

“Negotiating the Cold War: The United States and the Two Koreas”, The Journal of American - East Asian Relations, 9, nos. 1-2, (January 2000): 85-105.

“The American Empire and the Cold War in Asia”, in Revisionism and Modern Korean History, ed. Lew Young Ick (Seoul: Yonsei University Press, 1998), 299-345.

“The Canadian-Asian Experience: An Introductory Synthesis”, The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, 4, no. 3 (January 1995): 193-222.

  • Killam Teaching Prize, 1998