Today we explore the birth of global economic governance and the myth of equal sovereignty. We look at early efforts at international development and technical assistance, revealing how many of the tension that existed in the early 1900s are still with us today.

My guest is Jamie Martin an assistant professor of history and Social Studies at Harvard University. His new book is The Meddlers: Sovereignty, Empire, and the Birth of Global Economic Governance.

Citation: Martin, Jamie interview with Will Brehm, FreshEd, 289, podcast audio, July 25, 2022.