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Speaker(s): Patrick French
Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge

Recorded on 3 February 2011 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Award-winning historian Patrick French looks at the cultural roots of India's transformation: how a stagnant planned economy has become an entrepreneurial powerhouse, who gets super-rich and who remains super-poor - and why. Patrick French is the author of The World Is What It Is, Liberty or Death and Tibet, Tibet. This event marks the publication of his new book, India: A Portrait.

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