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The Globalist’s Top Ten Books of 2003

If you’re looking for the best writing on global economics, politics and culture, our Globalist Bookshelf Top 10 list is the place to start.

What were our most interesting books of 2003?

Takeaways


Our top ten books featured in 2003 on the Globalist Bookshelf:

1. Michael Lind: Made in Texas
What role does Texas play in the United States — and the world?
2. Noah Feldman: After Jihad
Has Washington forgotten Algeria as a model for Muslim democracy?
3. Gurcharan Das: The Elephant Paradigm
Is India gaining global recognition by becoming a nuclear power?
4. Fareed Zakaria: The Future of Freedom
How does Islam’s view of democracy compare to other world religions?
5. Lester Thurow: Fortune Favors the Bold
How is the Tower of Babel a useful metaphor for globalization?
6. Jeremy Rifkin: The Hydrogen Economy
How can hydrogen remake civilization along radically new lines?
7. Jonathan Schell: The Unconquerable World
Is whether the United States an empire or a republic matter?
8. Clyde Prestowitz: Rogue Nation?
Will the United States find its place in the global economy and politics?
9. Anthony Bourdain: A Cook’s Tour
What does a chef think of a frenzied encounter in a Moroccan fez?
10. Lester Brown: Plan B
Can the United States benefit from restructuring its economy?

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