Associate Professor David Lee

Associate Professor of History
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Dr David Lee is an Associate Professor who joined the University of New South Wales in 2019 and before that was based in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for twenty-four years. He has a PhD from the Australian National University. He has published widely on Australian history including Australia during the Cold War. His most recent book is titled The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia (Redland Bay: Connor Court, 2016).

Books

Lee D, 2016, The Second Rush Mining and the Transformation of Australia, Connor Court Publishing Pty Limited

Lee D, 2010, Stanley Melbourne Bruce Australian Internationalist, Bloomsbury Publishing

Doulman J; Lee D, 2008, Every Assistance and Protection A History of the Australian Passport

Parkin R; Lee D, 2008, Great White Fleet to Coral Sea Naval Strategy and the Development of Australian-United States Relations, 1900-1945

Kenyon D; Lee D, 2006, The Struggle for Trade Liberalisation in Agriculture Australia and the Cairns Group in the Uruguay Round

Lee D, 2005, Australia and the World in the Twentieth Century

Lee D, 1995, Search for Security The Political Economy of Australia's Postwar Foreign and Defence Policy, Allen & Unwin Australia

Book Chapters

Lee D, 2018, 'Sir John Latham and the League of Nations', in League of Nations : Histories, Legacies and Impact, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 83 - 99

Lee D, 2018, 'The Fraser Government, 1975-1983: Andrew Peacock and Tony Street', in Conley Tyler M; Robbins J (ed.), Ministers for Foreign Affairs 1972-83, Australian Institute of International Affairs, pp. 25 - 48, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Ministers-for-Foreign-Affairs-1972-83.pdf

Lee D, 2017, 'Buying Back the Farm: the Whitlam Government and the Australianisation of mining', in Making Modern Australia: the Whitlam Government's 21st Century Agenda, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne

Lee D, 2016, 'The Career Diplomats: Sir Patrick Shaw, Alan Renouf and Sir Nicholas Parkinson, 1974-82', in Lowe D; Bridge C (ed.), Australia Goes to Washington: 75 Years of Australian Representation in the United States, 1940-2015, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 161 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/AGTW.12.2016

Lee D, 2016, 'Australia's ambassadors in Washington, 1982-1989', in Lee D; Lowe D; Bridge C (ed.), Australia Goes to Washington: 75 Years of Australian Representation in the United States, 1940-2015, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 183 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/AGTW.12.2016

Lee D; Lowe D, 2016, 'Conclusion', in Lee D; Lowe D; Bridge C (ed.), Australia Goes to Washington: 75 Years of Australian Representation in the United States, 1940-2015, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 255 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/AGTW.12.2016

Lee D, 2015, 'Sir John Crawford: Agriculture and Trade', in The Seven Dwarfs in the Age of the Mandarins, edn. ANU Lives Series in Biography, ANU Press, Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/SDAM.07.2015

Lee D, 2013, 'Australia and the Security Council', in Cotton J; Lee D (ed.), Australia and the United Nations, Longueville Books, pp. 66 - 104

Lee D; Kenyon D, 2011, 'Australia and Europe', in Middle Power Dreaming: Australia in World Affairs, 2006-2010, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Lee D, 2011, 'Historical Survey of Southeast Asian Borders', in The Borderlands of Southeast Asia: Geopolitics, Terrorism and Globalization, National Defense University Press, Washington, pp. 59 - 88

Lee D, 2008, 'Stanley Bruce at the Wartime High Commission in London', in Diplomats at War: British and Commonwealth Diplomacy in Wartime, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 149 - 171

Lee D, 2008, 'Dealing with Dragons', in Gare D; Ritter D (ed.), Making Australian History: Perspectives on the Past Since 1788, Thomson, South Melbourne

Lee D, 2007, 'The Establishment of Diplomatic Relations', in Reid R; Mongan C; Brownrigg J (ed.), Echoes of Irish Australia: rebellion to republic: a collection of essays, St Clements Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong, pp. 222 - 232

Lee D, 2002, 'Shaw, Sir Patrick (1913-1975)', in Ritchie J; Langmore D (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 16 1940-1980, edn. Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 220 - 221

Lee D, 2001, 'Indonesia's Independence', in Goldsworthy D (ed.), Facing North. A Century of Australian Engagement with Asia Volume 1 1901 to the 1970s, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 134 - 170

Lee D; Dee M, 2001, 'Southeast Asian Conflicts', in Goldsworthy D (ed.), Facing North: 1901 to the 1970s, edn. Facing North, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 262 - 309

Lee D, 2000, 'McCall, William Victor ((1908-1968)', in Ritchie J (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 15 1940-1980, edn. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 162 - 163

Lee D, 2000, 'Lawson, John Norman (1897-1956)', in Ritchie J (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 15 1940-1980, edn. Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 66 - 67

Lee D, 1997, 'The Origins of the Menzies Government's Policy on Indonesia's Confrontation of Malaysia', in Cain F (ed.), Menzies in War and Peace, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 72 - 99

Lee D, 1997, 'Defence Policy, 1945-1994: An Historical Perspective', in Malik M (ed.), Australia's Security in the 21st Century, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 8 - 31

Lee D, 1996, 'Australia, the Great Powers and the Decolonisation of Laos', in Australia and the end of empires : the impact of decolonisation in Australia's near north, 1945-65, Deakin University Press, Geelong, pp. 173 - 187

Lee D, 1995, 'The Cabinet', in Warhurst J; Prasser S; Nethercote J (ed.), The Menzies Era: A Reappraisal of Government Politics and Policy, Halw & Iremonger, Sydney, pp. 123 - 137

Lee D, 1993, 'Ashley, William Patrick ((1881-1958)', in Ritchie J (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume 13 1940-1980, edn. Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, pp. 79 - 80

Lee D, 1993, 'Cotton, Thomas Richard Worgan (1907-1970)', in Ritchie J (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography: 1940-1980, A-De, Melbourne University

Journal articles

Lee D, 2016, 'States rights and Australia’s adoption of the statute of Westminster, 1931–1942', History Australia, vol. 13, pp. 258 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2016.1186001

Lee D, 2016, 'Jackson, Sir Ronald Gordon (1924-1991)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/jackson-sir-ronald-gordon-23122

Lee D, 2016, 'Comalco's Development of Queensland Bauxite, 1955-1975', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICS AND HISTORY, vol. 62, pp. 44 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajph.12207

Lee D, 2014, 'The development of bauxite at Gove, 1955-1975', Journal of Australasian Mining History, vol. 12, pp. 131 - 147

Lee D, 2013, 'Reluctant relaxation', History Australia, vol. 10, pp. 149 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2013.11668485

Lee D, 2012, 'Stanley Melbourne Bruce in London, 1938-41', JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 40, pp. 45 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2012.656489

Lee D; Kennedy M, 2007, 'The Credentials Controversy: Australia, Ireland and the Commonwealth, 1950-65', Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, vol. 6, pp. 57 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=226857406682605;res=IELAPA

Lee D, 2005, 'The Liberals and Vietnam', Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 51, pp. 429 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8497.2005.0384a.x

Lee D, 1995, 'Britain and Australia's Defence Policy, 1945–1949', War & Society, vol. 13, pp. 61 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/072924795791200178

LEE D, 1995, 'AUSTRALIA AND ANGLO-AMERICAN DISAGREEMENT OVER THE QUEMOY-MATSU CRISIS, 1954-55', JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 23, pp. 105 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086539508582946

LEE D, 1994, 'THE 1949 FEDERAL-ELECTION - A REINTERPRETATION', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, vol. 29, pp. 501 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00323269408402309

LEE D, 1993, 'AUSTRALIA AND ALLIED STRATEGY IN THE FAR-EAST, 1952-1957', JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC STUDIES, vol. 16, pp. 511 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01402399308437531

Lee D, 1992, 'The National Security Planning and Defence Preparations of the Menzies Government, 1950–1953', War & Society, vol. 10, pp. 119 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/072924792791198913

LEE D, 1992, 'AUSTRALIA, THE BRITISH-COMMONWEALTH, AND THE UNITED-STATES, 1950-1953', JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 20, pp. 445 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086539208582880

LEE D, 1990, 'PROTECTING THE STERLING AREA - THE CHIFLEY GOVERNMENTS RESPONSE TO MULTILATERALISM 1945-9', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, vol. 25, pp. 178 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00323269008402117

Reports

Lee D, 2015, Iron Country: Unlocking the Pilbara, Minerals Council of Australia, Canberra, Public Policy Analysis Produced for the Minerals Council of Australia, 9, http://dx.doi.org/https://www.minerals.org.au/sites/default/files/180619%20Iron%20country.pdf

Working Papers

Lee D, 2004, Australia and the British Empire between the Wars, King's College London, London, Trevor Reese Memorial Lecture

Edited Books

Lowe D; Lee D; Bridge C, 2016, Australia goes to Washington 75 years of Australian representation in the United States, 1940–2015, ANU Press

Lee D; Reynolds W, (eds.), 2013, Australia and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, 1945-1974, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/ttps://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/historical-documents/Pages/volume-28/volume-28-australia-and-the-nuclear-non-proliferation-treaty-1945-1974.aspx

Cotton J; Lee D, (eds.), 2012, Australia and the United Nations, Original, Longueville Books & Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Sydney

Lee D; Bongiorno F; Bridge C, (eds.), 2010, The High Commissioners Australia's Representatives in the United Kingdom 1910-2010, Department of Foreign Affairs, Barton

Lee D; Doran S, (eds.), 2002, Australia and Recognition of the People's Republic of China, 1949-1972, Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/historical-documents/volume-22/Pages/default.aspx

Lee D, (ed.), 1998, Australia and indonesia's Independence: the Transfer of Sovereignty, Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/historical-documents/Pages/volume-15/1949-indonesia-volume-15.aspx

Lee D; Waters C, (eds.), 1997, Evatt to Evans: the Labor Tradition in Australian Foreign Policy, Studies in World Affairs, Allen & Unwin, Canberra

Lee D; Dorling P, (eds.), 1996, Australia & Indonesia's Independence: the Renville Agreement Documents 1948, Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/historical-documents/Pages/volume-13/1948-indonesia-volume-13.aspx