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New PDF release: 27 Down:New Departures in Indian Railway Studies (1 Edition)

By Ian J. Kerr

ISBN-10: 8125030638

ISBN-13: 9788125030638

Hitherto, the learn of India’s railways has run alongside a couple of, more and more well-travelled tracks. The primary aim of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover the various overlooked dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The participants, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover significantly diverse facets of India’s railways, prior and current. Railways and the 19th century capitalist improvement of South Asia, porters at a twenty-first-century Mumbai station, overdue nineteenth-century Hindi bills of teach trip, post-1947 movies and writings that symbolize railways in the course of the Partition of India, railway paintings on Bangladeshi rikshas, railway workshop labour, financing and dealing with the railways of North India, an exploration of why India’s railways didn't give a contribution extra certainly to colonial India’s fiscal improvement, plus even more are present in the textual content. therefore, social, political, cultural and fiscal dimensions of India’s railways are one of the new departures in Indian railway experiences chanced on inside of this quantity. 27 Down is a educate with a number of locations. each one exploratory journey is diverse however the individuals proportion an curiosity within the approach to go back and forth, India’s interesting railways.

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