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Introduction: Methodological Musings, Analytical Signposts

Chapter 1. Retelling Railway Histories: Centring Labour
Chapter 2. Constructing Colonial Railway Networks in Malaya
Chapter 3. Work and Living Spaces of Railway Labour
Chapter 4. Mapping ‘Railwaymen Temples’ in Singapore and Malaysia
Chapter 5. Sojourneying with Muṉīsvaraṉ the ‘Railway God’
Chapter 6. Railways and Religion: Negotiating Colonial and Post-colonial Modernities

Conclusion: Sedimented, Intertwined Histories



Temple Tracks

Labour, Piety and Railway Construction in Asia

Vineeta Sinha

346 pages, 30 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80539-016-9 Hb Published (August 2023)

This title is published as Open Access

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