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

By Ian J. Kerr

Hitherto, the research of India’s railways has run alongside a couple of, more and more well-travelled tracks. The significant objective of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover a number of the overlooked dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The members, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover greatly varied points 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, past due nineteenth-century Hindi bills of teach commute, post-1947 motion pictures and writings that signify 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 absolutely 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 came across inside of this quantity. 27 Down is a teach with a number of locations. every one exploratory journey is varied however the participants proportion an curiosity within the approach to commute, India’s attention-grabbing railways.

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