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Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility, Marian Aguiar

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Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility
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Tracking modernity
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India's railway and the culture of mobility
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Marian Aguiar
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eng
Summary
From Mohandas Gandhi's nineteenth-century tour in a third-class compartment to the recent cinematic shenanigans of Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, the railway has been one of India's most potent emblems of modern life. In the first in-depth analysis of representations of the Indian railway, Marian Aguiar interprets modernity through the legacy of this transformative technology. Since the colonial period in India, the railway has been idealized as a rational utopiaùa moving box in which racial and class differences might be amalgamated under a civic, secular, and public order. Aguiar char
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Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility, Marian Aguiar
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Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility, Marian Aguiar
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttsw7t
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-215) and index
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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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