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Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Colonial India: labour and management, the railway industry, technology transfer. Also British engineers and the infrastructure of the global economy in the 19th century.
Engines of Change: The Railroads That Made India (Moving through History: Transportation and Society), Praeger Publishers, 2006.
"Representation and Representations of the Railways of Colonial and Post-Colonial South Asia", Modern Asian Studies, 37:2 (May 2003), pp. 287-326.
Editor, Railways in Modern India (Oxford in India Readings. Themes in Indian History) (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001).
Building the Railways of the Raj 1850-1900 (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995, paperback 1997).