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Financing India's imperial railways, 1875-1914

Author: Stuart Sweeney
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2011.
Series: Perspectives in economic and social history, no. 14.
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The Indian railway network began as a liberal experiment to promote trade and commerce, the distribution of food and military mobility. Sweeney's study focuses on Britain's largest overseas  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Sweeney
ISBN: 9781848930476 184893047X
OCLC Number: 639862391
Description: 260 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 'Productive' Indian railways, 1875-1914 : space for gentlemanly capitalists and industrialists in a mixed economy --
Indian railways and famines, 1875-1914 : magic wheels and empty stomachs --
Military railways in India, 1875-1914 : Russophobia, technology and the Indian taxpayer --
Indian railroading : floating railway companies in the late nineteenth century --
Northern wars and southern diplomacy : Sir Douglas Forsyth's second career on the Indian railways --
Eminent ICS Victorians : Richard Strachey and Theodore Hope as poachers and gamekeepers --
Background, proceedings and legacy of the Mackay committee of 1908 : gentlemanly capitalists, Indian nationalists and laissez-faire.
Series Title: Perspectives in economic and social history, no. 14.
Responsibility: by Stuart Sweeney.
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