The Box, or how the container changed the world…
One could imagine it, one could suspect it. And reading these lines, one understands. We can see how a steel box has changed the life of the ordinary citizen, the basic consumer: it has brought the global economy into his home and into his lifestyle.
With profitability and immediacy as an imperative, containerization has played a major role in the evolution of the world economy.
With his essay, Marc Levinson takes us on a journey through the history of the world economy that 62 years ago, the container, erected as an object of progress, was undergoing profound changes in order to build the foundations of a new economic system.
A captivating economic story to put on every school program and in every hand.
A must-read for all those who are interested in the globalization of the economy.