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Finding India : a fifty year magical, medical odyssey

Finding India : a fifty year magical, medical odyssey

Author: M J G Farthing
Publisher: London : Unicorn, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Finding India is an exploration of the development of independent, democratic India over the last fifty years through the eyes of an English doctor. During this journey, which was driven by study and work, not travel or tourism, the author is led into the pressing issues of the day--politics, health, education, and the economy, and the subsequent fiction, film, and fine art inspired by this ancient nation as it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: M J G Farthing
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J G Farthing
ISBN: 1912690470 9781912690473
OCLC Number: 1089479863
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
Over the moon --
The hospital in the village by the swamp --
Temples, tiger country and tea --
A period of adjustment --
Filming in the foothills --
Mingling with Maharajas --
Into modern India --
Gazing back at the horizon --
Memories, dreams and reflections.
Responsibility: Michael Farthing.


A British doctor's experiences and reflections on independent, post-colonial India over 50 years and the nation's continuing influence on contemporary British life and culture.  Read more...


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