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The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprise
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The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprise (Paperback)

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The story of The Making of India begins in the seventeenth century, when a small seafaring island, one tenth the size of the Indian subcontinent, despatched sailing ships over 11,000 miles on a five-month trading journey in search of new opportunities. In the end they helped build a new nation. The sheer audacity and scale of such an endeavour, the courage and enterprise, have no parallel in world history. This book is the first to assess in a single volume almost all aspects of Britain's remarkable contribution in providing India with its lasting institutional and physical infrastructure, which continues to underpin the world's largest democracy in the twenty-first century.

Dr Kartar Lalvani OBE, FRPharmS, DSc, is founder and chairman of Vitabiotics, Britain's leading vitamin company. Born in Karachi in 1931, Kartar moved to Mumbai in 1947 and to London in 1956 to study pharmacy, before undertaking his doctorate at Bonn University. An honorary Professor at University of Franche Comte, Besancon, France, Kartar is also a philanthropist, private scholar and historian.

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