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 research of India’s railways has run alongside a couple of, more and more well-travelled tracks. The crucial aim of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover a few of the missed dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The members, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover enormously various 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 commute, post-1947 movies and writings that signify railways in the course of the Partition of India, railway artwork on Bangladeshi rikshas, railway workshop labour, financing and coping 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 monetary dimensions of India’s railways are one of the new departures in Indian railway reports stumbled on inside this quantity. 27 Down is a teach with a number of locations. every one exploratory journey is varied however the participants percentage an curiosity within the approach to go back and forth, India’s attention-grabbing railways.

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