Marc Levinson

Marc Levinson, born 1953, is a historian, economist and journalist. He worked as an editor for The Economist and writes articles for the New York Times and Foreign Affairs. Further, Levinson has published a variety of books on economic and business policy. For his book “The Box” (Princeton University Press, 2006), Levinson dealt with the history of cargo containers. He lives in Washington D.C.

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

All out at sea

A t-shirt from Bangladesh, an avocado from Mexico: Without the invention of container ships, today’s consumer habits would be unthinkable.