Download e-book for kindle: 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 significant target of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover the various missed dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The individuals, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover greatly diversified elements of India’s railways, previous and current. Railways and the 19th century capitalist improvement of South Asia, porters at a twenty-first-century Mumbai station, past due nineteenth-century Hindi bills of teach go back and forth, post-1947 motion pictures and writings that symbolize railways through the Partition of India, railway artwork 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 financial 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 stories discovered inside this quantity. 27 Down is a teach with a number of locations. each one exploratory journey is varied however the members proportion an curiosity within the approach to trip, India’s interesting railways.

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