British & Sindh

Excluded from Sindh by the Portuguese in the early seventeenth century, thrice evicted from Thatta thereafter, ‘British intercourse with Sinde,’ as James Burnes commented bluntly in 1831, ‘has been rare, and for the most part unsatisfactory.’

~ Alice Albinia, in “Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River

 

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