David Gilmartin is Distinguished Professor of History at North Carolina State University and the author of Empire and Islam: Punjab and the Making of Pakistan.
"This is the most authoritative book on Indus Basin politics yet written. It will be of wide interest to scholars of modern South Asia, and to environmental historians more generally. Gilmartin’s clear and engaging writing style is suited to a broad audience of students as well as academics." - Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society