Bruce Cumings

Bruce Cumings explores modern Korean history, 20th-century international history, U.S.-East Asian relations, East Asian political economy, and American foreign relations.

He is the author of The Origins of the Korean War (two volumes, 1981, 1990); War and Television (1993); Korea’s Place in the Sun: A Modern History (1997); Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations (1999); North Korea: Another Country (2004); co-author, Inventing the Axis of Evil (2005); Dominion From Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power (2009); and The Korean War (2010). He is also working on a synoptic single-volume edition of his Origins of the Korean War, and other projects.

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