Download PDF by Ian J. Kerr: 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 primary target of 27 Down with its 9, new, railway-related studies—and a lot else—is to discover many of the ignored dimensions of India’s colonial and postcolonial railways. The participants, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover tremendously various facets 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, overdue nineteenth-century Hindi money owed of educate trip, post-1947 motion pictures and writings that symbolize railways in the course of the Partition of India, railway artwork on Bangladeshi rikshas, railway workshop labour, financing and handling 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. hence, social, political, cultural and fiscal dimensions of India’s railways are one of the new departures in Indian railway reports chanced on inside this quantity. 27 Down is a teach with a number of locations. each one exploratory journey is assorted however the participants percentage an curiosity within the approach to commute, India’s attention-grabbing railways.

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