Download e-book for iPad: 27 Down:New Departures in Indian Railway Studies (1 Edition) by Ian J. Kerr

By Ian J. Kerr

ISBN-10: 8125030638

ISBN-13: 9788125030638

Hitherto, the research of India’s railways has run alongside a couple of, more and more well-travelled tracks. The primary target of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover many of the overlooked dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The individuals, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover greatly assorted features 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 money owed of educate trip, post-1947 movies and writings that characterize railways throughout 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 absolutely to colonial India’s monetary improvement, plus even more are present in the textual content. therefore, social, political, cultural and financial dimensions of India’s railways are one of the new departures in Indian railway reports came upon inside of this quantity. 27 Down is a educate with a number of locations. each one exploratory journey is varied however the individuals proportion an curiosity within the approach to trip, India’s interesting railways.

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