Michael Wood’s recent multi award winning BBC TV series, The Story of India, gave a spellbinding narrative of the 10,000 year history of India. Now as India bids to become a global economic giant, Michael will discuss the roots of India’s present economic success in the incredible riches of her past.
Michael Wood, BBC Broadcaster
For over two millennia, India has been at the centre of world history.
But how did India come to be? What is India?
What does it mean to be Indian?
How for centuries India’s economy had the largest GDP in the world;
Why the current rise of India’s economy is nothing new;
Can India become the world’s leading trading nation again?