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Author Hurd, John, 1937-
Title India's railway history : a research handbook / by John Hurd and Ian J. Kerr.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.

Author Hurd, John, 1937-
Series Handbook of oriental studies. Section 2, South Asia, 0169-9377 ; v. 27
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Zweite Abteilung, Indien ; Bd. 27.
Subject Railroads -- India -- History -- Research.
Railroads -- India -- History -- Sources.
Alt Name Kerr, Ian J.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 336 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of Tables ; List of Illustrations and Maps ; Acknowledgements ; Preface ; List of Abbreviations ; 1. Context: A Brief Survey of India's Railway History, circa 1830-circa 2010 ; 1.1 Promotion and the Initial Decisions to Build Railways, circa 1830-circa 1853 ; 1.2 The Pioneering Decades, Construction and Operation, 1850-1871 ; 1.3 Routinization, Institutionalization, Ramification and Expansion, circa 1871-1905 ; 1.4 The Railways, Nationalisms, and the Economy: Political and Economic Upheavals, 1905-1947.
1.5 1947-1952: The Partition of India, the Division of Railway Assets Between India and Pakistan, and Initial Reorganizations 1.6 1952-2010, Railways in Post-Colonial South Asia ; 2. Secondary Sources: Writing the Railways of India, circa 1830-circa 2012 ; 2.1 The Promotional Period ; 2.2 The Pioneering Decades, Construction and Operation, 1850-1871 ; 2.3 Expansion, Ramification, Routinization and Institutionalization, circa 1871-1905 ; 2.4 The Railways, Nationalisms, and the Economy: Political and Economic Upheavals, 1905-1947 ; 2.5 1947 to 2011, Railways in Post-Colonial India.
2.5.1 1947-1952 2.5.2 1952-2011 ; 2.5.2.1 General Histories and other General Works: Celebratory or from a more Detached Viewpoint ; 2.5.2.2 Published Collections of Sources ; 2.5.2.3 Political Economy ; 2.5.2.4 Labour, Labour Processes, and Technology Transfer ; 2.5.2.5 Health and the Environment ; 2.5.2.6 Social and Cultural <U+004c>ssues ; 2.5.2.7 Urban ; 2.5.2.8 Reminiscences ; 2.5.2.9 Travel Writing ; 2.5.2.10 Line Histories ; 2.5.2.11 Crime and Policing ; 2.5.2.12 Collections ; 2.5.2.13 Websites ; 2.5.2.14 Miscellany ; 3. Primary Sources: Varieties, Descriptions and Locations.
3.1 Official Publications: British Parliamentary Papers 3.2 PP, Committees and Commissions of Enquiry ; 3.3 PP, Accounts and Papers ; 3.4 Official Publications: Commissions and Committees Established in India ; 3.5 Official Publications: Miscellaneous ; 3.6 Official, Semi-Official, and Non-Official Published Technical Writing ; 3.7 Archival Sources, Textual ; 3.8 Located in Britain ; 3.9 Archival Sources, India ; 3.10 Newspapers and Contemporary Journals ; 3.11 Manuscripts/Private Papers ; 3.12 Non-Textual Sources, Published and Unpublished ; 3.13 Locations ; 3.13.1 London, England.
3.13.2 York, England 3.13.3 Cambridge, England ; 3.13.4 Oxford, England ; 3.13.5 Edinburgh, Scotland ; 3.13.6 New Delhi, India ; 3.13.7 Mumbai (Bombay), India ; 3.13.8 Kolkata (Calcutta), India ; 3.13.9 Washington, D.C., United States ; 3.13.10 New York, New York, United States ; 3.13.11 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA ; 4. Cultural Dimensions of India's Railways: Representation, Representations, and Sources; 5. Statistics and Maps: Two Types of Sources Described in Greater Detail ; 5.1 Introduction ; 5.2 Statistics; 5.2.1 The List of Tables as It Appears in the Original.
Summary This handbook provides an indispensable reference guide to most aspects of the history of India's railways. The secondary literature is surveyed, primary sources identified, statistical and cartographic data discussed, and a massive bibliography made available.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004231153 (electronic bk.)
9004231153 (electronic bk.)
9789004230033
9004230033
OCLC # 808366401
Additional Format Print version: Hurd, John, 1937- India's railway history. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012 9789004230033 (DLC) 2012018810 (OCoLC)793497204


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