Jamie Martin is Assistant Professor of History and of Social Studies at Harvard University. His most recent book is The Meddlers: Sovereignty, Empire, and the Birth of Global Economic Governance.

June 13, 2024


Market Ideologies

The Soviet Union and the fall of Bretton Woods

The Soviet Union’s construction of pipelines across Western Europe granted the superpower access to European markets—and capital. In his new book, The Soviet Union and the Construction of the Global Market, Oscar Sanchez-Sibony demonstrates how this move challenged American dominance…