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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
Title
Tracking modernity
Title remainder
India's railway and the culture of mobility
Statement of responsibility
Marian Aguiar
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Subject
Genre
Language
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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Aguiar, Marian
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indic literature (English)
  • Railroads
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Railroads in literature
  • Postcolonialism
  • Popular culture
  • Mass media
  • Partition, Territorial, in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Indic literature (English)
  • Mass media
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Partition, Territorial, in literature
  • Popular culture
  • Postcolonialism
  • Railroads
  • Railroads in literature
  • India
Label
Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility, Marian Aguiar
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-215) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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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ocn713024189
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1 online resource (226 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781452946429
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/cttbpxc2
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remote
System control number
(OCoLC)713024189
Label
Tracking modernity : India's railway and the culture of mobility, Marian Aguiar
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-215) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn713024189
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452946429
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbpxc2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)713024189

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