Some 25,000 miles of railways were constructed in India from 1850 to 1900, involving a considerable investment of British capital, their railway technology, the presence of a small number of their engineers, skilled workmen, and the mobilization of millions of Indian workers. This book represents the first, wide-scale examination of this subject in modern times.
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Ian J. Kerr is Lecturer in History at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.Review:
"What Kerr conveys very much enriches understanding of the colonial relationship in India."--American Historical Review
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110195642384