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Aguiar, Marian
Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility / Marian Aguiar
Alternate Title India's railway and the culture of mobility
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PR9489.6 .A37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indic literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Railroads -- India
Modernism (Aesthetics) -- India
Railroads in literature
Postcolonialism -- India
Popular culture -- Social aspects -- India
Mass media -- Social aspects -- India
Partition, Territorial, in literature
Physical Description xxiv, 226 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-215) and index
Includes filmography (p. 217-218)
Contents Tracking modernity -- The permanent way: colonial discourse of the railway -- The machine of empire: technology and decolonization -- Partition and the death train -- New destinations: the image of the postcolonial railway -- Bollywood on the train -- Terrorism and the railway

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