Financing India's Imperial Railways, 1875–1914: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Financing India's Imperial Railways, 1875–1914

1st Edition

By Stuart Sweeney


272 pages

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The Indian railway network began as a liberal experiment to promote trade and commerce, the distribution of food and military mobility. Sweeney's study focuses on Britain's largest overseas investment project during the nineteenth century, offering a new perspective on the Anglo-Indian experience.

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HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia