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Railways and Indian economic development

Chaudhary, Latika and Bogart, Dan (2013) Railways and Indian economic development. South Asia @ LSE (29 Apr 2013). Website.

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Earlier this month, Indian Railways celebrated its 160th anniversary. The first passenger train set off on 16 April 1853 from Mumbai to Thane, 34 kilometres away. Here, Latika Chaudhary and Dan Bogart analyse the economic role of railways in British India. This is the first of two blogs on public goods provision in colonial India.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 08:54
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2021 00:18

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