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Railways in modern India

Author: Ian J Kerr
Publisher: Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford in India readings., Themes in Indian history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributed articles on Indian railways in colonial times.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian J Kerr
ISBN: 0195672925 9780195672923
OCLC Number: 61216977
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Future results of the British rule in India / Karl Marx --
Opening of the Bhore Ghaut incline of the Great Indian Peninsula railway / H.B. Frere --
Condition of India : railways / M.K. Ghandhi --
Pattern of railway development in India / Daniel Thorner --
City-hinterland relations and the development of a regional elite in nineteenth-century Bombay / Ellen McDonald Gumperz --
Railways and their impact on Bengal's economy, 1870-1920 / Mukul Mukherjee --
Railways / John Hurd --
Economic change and the railways in North India, 1860-1914 / I.D. Derbyshire --
Records of Indian railways / John Harrison --
History of Indian railways / G.S. Khosla --
Modern agents of change / Robert G. Varady --
Bodies of knowledge/highways of steel / David Arnold --
Building of India's railways / Ian Derbyshire --
Reworking a popular religious practice / Ian J. Kerr.
Series Title: Oxford in India readings., Themes in Indian history.
Responsibility: edited by Ian J. Kerr.

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Highlights the centrality of railways in the history of colonial and post-colonial India. The contributions in this book represent some of the writings on Indian railways, including Karl Marx,  Read more...

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