The Resource Lines of the nation : Indian Railway workers, bureaucracy, and the intimate historical self, Laura Bear

Lines of the nation : Indian Railway workers, bureaucracy, and the intimate historical self, Laura Bear

Label
Lines of the nation : Indian Railway workers, bureaucracy, and the intimate historical self
Title
Lines of the nation
Title remainder
Indian Railway workers, bureaucracy, and the intimate historical self
Statement of responsibility
Laura Bear
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lines of the Nation radically recasts the history of the Indian railways, which have long been regarded as vectors of modernity and economic prosperity. From the design of carriages to the architecture of stations, employment hierarchies, and the construction of employee housing, Laura Bear explores the new public spaces and social relationships created by the railway bureaucracy. She then traces their influence on the formation of contemporary Indian nationalism, personal sentiments, and popular memory. Her probing study challenges entrenched beliefs concerning the institution
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
331.7/613850954
Index
index present
LC call number
HE3298
LC item number
.B38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cultures of history
Label
Lines of the nation : Indian Railway workers, bureaucracy, and the intimate historical self, Laura Bear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn654544237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 346 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/cttgr8pc
  • 585534e2-6ada-4047-a63b-833fdbd82580
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26273056
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)654544237
  • pebcs0231511515

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