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By Ian J. Kerr

ISBN-10: 8125030638

ISBN-13: 9788125030638

Hitherto, the learn of India’s railways has run alongside a number 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 participants, a stimulating mixture of more youthful and older students, discover drastically assorted 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, past due nineteenth-century Hindi bills of teach shuttle, post-1947 movies and writings that symbolize railways through 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 monetary 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 chanced on inside this quantity. 27 Down is a teach with a number of locations. every one exploratory journey is diversified however the individuals proportion an curiosity within the approach to go back and forth, India’s interesting railways.

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