Priya Satia is the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History at Stanford University, focusing on the history of Britain and its empire. She is the award-winning author of Spies in Arabia (2008) and Empire of Guns (2018). Her new book, Time's Monster: How History Makes History will be out in 2020.
An Epic Struggle for Mastery of a Subcontinent
Priya Satia reviews William Dalrymple's "The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire."...