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

By Ian J. Kerr

Hitherto, the examine of India’s railways has run alongside a number of, more and more well-travelled tracks. The critical aim 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 members, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover tremendously diversified features 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 money owed of educate trip, post-1947 motion pictures and writings that signify railways through the Partition of India, railway paintings 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 definitely to colonial India’s fiscal 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 reviews stumbled on inside this quantity. 27 Down is a educate with a number of locations. each one exploratory journey is diverse however the individuals percentage an curiosity within the approach to go back and forth, India’s interesting railways.

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