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Railways and The Raj : How the Age of Steam Transformed India.

Author: Christian Wolmar
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic story of the British construction of the railways in India, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wolmar, Christian.
Railways and The Raj : How the Age of Steam Transformed India.
London : Atlantic Books, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Wolmar
ISBN: 9781782397663 1782397663
OCLC Number: 1009332934
Notes: ""Picture Section""""By the same Author""
Description: 1 online resource (262 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""List of Maps""; ""Foreword by Monisha Rajesh""; ""Introduction""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1. A Railway for India""; ""2. Building for India""; ""3. Controlling the Railways""; ""4. Starving Off the Line and Fighting On It""; ""5. Life on the Lines""; ""6. Working on the Line""; ""7. Not Always Loved""; ""8. Establishment of the Railway""; ""9. Towards Independence""; ""10. Indian at Last""; ""11. â#x80;¦ And Today""; ""Select Bibliography""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A Note About the Author""

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