Read in 2010

22 12 2010

Listed below are the five most circulated (or most often checked-out) books from the Democracy Resource Center. In alphabetical order, the most popular books are:

1. The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa by Deborah Brautigam, 2009.
2. Illict: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy by Moisés Naím, 2008.
3. In From the Cold: Latin America’s New Encounter with the Cold War by G. M. Joseph and Daniela Spenser, 2008.
4. Media and Democracy in Africa by Göran Hydén, Michael Leslie and Folu Folarin Ogundimu, 2002.
5. Silenced: International Journalists Expose Media Censorship by David Dadge, 2005.

Surprisingly, no books published in 2010 made it into the top 5. New books that were frequently read this year are: New Challenges to Democratization, Sudan: Darfur and the Failure of an African State and Violent Democracies in Latin America.

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