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Engines of change: the railroads that made India

By: Kerr, Ian J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Orient BlackSwan 2012Description: x, 224 p.ISBN: 9788125045625.Subject(s): Railroads - India - HistoryDDC classification: 385.0954 Summary: This book provides the non-specialist with an introduction to the history of India�s railways, and to the many ways the railways shaped the making of modern India. Engines of Change is a brief, readable, contextualized introduction to India�s railway past. The railway history of India is placed in a broad setting to illustrate the many ways in which the railways made India, and the ways in which wider forces, notably colonialism, shaped the railways India got. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4562-5)
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This book provides the non-specialist with an introduction to the history of India�s railways, and to the many ways the railways shaped the making of modern India. Engines of Change is a brief, readable, contextualized introduction to India�s railway past. The railway history of India is placed in a broad setting to illustrate the many ways in which the railways made India, and the ways in which wider forces, notably colonialism, shaped the railways India got. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4562-5)

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