Books & Articles on Tsavo and the Uganda Railway

Artz, Kendall. “‘Man Eaters’: The Myth of Wild Africa.” Contingent Horizons: The York University Student Journal of Anthropology, vol. 3, no. 1, 2017, pp. 87–102.
Caputo, Philip. Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa. National Geographic Books, 2003.
Chandler, David. Legends of an African Frontier. Safari Press, 2008.
Chattopadhyaya, Haraprasad. Indians in Africa: A Socio-Economic Study. Bookland, 1970.
Clemm, Robert H. “The Uganda Railway and the Fabrication of Kenya.” Technology, Violence, and War, Brill, 2019, pp. 133–54.
Davis, Alexander. “British East Africa Protectorate.” Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, vol. 44, no. 1, 1912, pp. 1–10.
de Albuquerque, Klaus. “Review Essay: ‘Saving Africa from the Africans.’” Wasafiri, vol. 13, no. 27, 1998, pp. 45–48.
DeSantis, Larisa RG, and Bruce D. Patterson. “Dietary Behaviour of Man-Eating Lions as Revealed by Dental Microwear Textures.” Scientific Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 2017, p. 904.
Emmett, F. W. “Curiosities of the Uganda Railway: An Account of the Construction,Commenced 1896, of the Uganda Railway from Killindini Mombasa to Fort Florence, Victoria Nyanzia.” Wide World Magazine, 1901.
Fuchs, Michael. “Going Where No White Man Has Gone Before.” AAA: Arbeiten Aus Anglistik Und Amerikanistik, vol. 45, no. 2, 2020, pp. 197–216.
Gadgil, Chitra. “Contribution of Indians in Kenya-Uganda Railway.” International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, vol. 7, no. 4, 2019, pp. 435–43.
Gjersø, Jonas Fossli. “The Scramble for East Africa: British Motives Reconsidered, 1884–95.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 43, no. 5, 2015, pp. 831–60.
Hardy, Ronald. The Iron Snake. Collins, 1965.
Hill, Mervyn F. Permanent Way: Volume 1: The Story of the Kenya and Uganda Railway. East African Railways and Harbours, 1949.
Hill, Mervyn F. Permanent Way: Volume 2: The Story of the Tanganyika Railways. East African Railways and Harbours, 1957.
Johnston, Alex. “The Colonization of British East Africa.” Journal of the Royal African Society, 1905, pp. 28–37.
Johnston, Keith M. “Now Is the Time (to Put on Your Glasses): 3-D Film Exhibition in Britain, 1951—-55.” Film History: An International Journal, vol. 23, no. 1, 2011, pp. 93–103.
Kumar, Mukesh. “Indian Immigration in Uganda: Trends and Pattern.” Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, vol. 67, JSTOR, 2006, pp. 936–42.
Kuper, Hilda. “The Indians in Uganda: Caste and Sect in a Plural Society. By HS Morris. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968. Pp. Xi+ 230. 50s.” Africa, vol. 39, no. 3, 1969, pp. 306–07.
MacDermott, PL. British East Africa Or Ibea a History of the Formation and Work of the Imperial British East Africa Company: Compiled with the Authority of the Directors from Official Documents and the Records of the Company by PL McDermott… With Map and Frontispiece. Chadwyck-Healey Limited, 1893.
Mahajan, Nidhi. “Afro-Indian Migrations and the Indianization of East Africa, 5000 BCE–1900 CE.” The Cambridge History of Global Migrations, edited by Cátia Antunes and Eric Tagliacozzo, 1st ed., Cambridge University Press, 2023, pp. 390–412,
Mangat, Jagjit S. A History of the Asians in East Africa, c. 1886 to 1945. Clarendon Press, 1969.
Maxon, Robert M. “The Devonshire Declaration: The Myth of Missionary Intervention.” History in Africa, vol. 18, 1991, pp. 259–70,
Metcalf, Thomas R. Imperial Connections: India in the Indian Ocean Arena, 1860-1920. Univ of California Press, 2007.
Miller, Charles. The Lunatic Express: An Entertainment in Imperialism. Macmillan, 1971.
Morris, HS. “JS Mangat: A History of the Asians in, East Africa, c. 1886 to 1945.(Oxford Studies in African Affairs.) Xx, 216 Pp. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. 55s.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 33, no. 1, 1970, pp. 233–35.
Patterson, JH. “The Man-Eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures (London: Macmillan and Co., 1910), Pp. 61–74.” A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930, Routledge, 2020, pp. 424–28.
Patterson, John Henry. The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, and Other East African Adventures. Macmillan, 1907.
Patterson, J. H. “The Tsavo Man-Eating Lions.– I.” The Field, vol. 95, no. 2460, Feb. 1900, p. 205,
Patterson, J. H. “The Tsavo Man-Eating Lions.–II.” The Field, vol. 95, no. 2461, Feb. 1900, pp. 232–33,
Patterson, Lieut-Colonel J. H. “The Man-Eaters of Tsavo: THE LIONS THAT STOPPED A RAILWAY.” The Wide World Magazine, vol. 10, no. 55, Oct. 1902, pp. 0–12,
Peterhans, Julian C. Kerbis, and Thomas Patrick Gnoske. “The Science of ‘Man-Eating*’among Lions Panthera Leo with a Reconstruction of the Natural History of the ‘Man-Eaters of Tsavo.’” Journal of East African Natural History, vol. 90, no. 1, 2001, pp. 1–40.
Preston, R. O. The Genesis of Kenya Colony: Reminiscences of an Early Uganda Railway Construction Pioneer. Colonial Print Works, 1947.
Ruchman, Samuel G. “Colonial Construction: Labor Practices and Precedents along the Uganda Railway, 1893-1903.” The International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 50, no. 2, 2017, pp. 251–73.
Sadiqui, R. A. “The Battle between Fierce Lions and Colonel Patterson.” News on Sunday, 2019.
Scobie, Alastair. Men against the Sun. Cassell, 1965.
Sen, Sunanda. “Indentured Labour from India in the Age of Empire.” Social Scientist, vol. 44, no. 1/2, 2016, pp. 35–74.
Tuffnell, Stephen. Crossing the Rift: American Steel and Colonial Labor in Britain’s East Africa Protectorate. 2020.
Unknown. “The Lions That Stopped the Railway.” The Spectator, 1900.
Unknown. General “Out”, Chief Engineer “In” and “Out”. 1897. The National Archives, Kew.
Whitehouse, G. C. “The Building of the Kenya and Uganda Railway.” The Uganda Journal, vol. 1, no. 12, Mar. 1948, pp. 1–15.
Yonge, Brian. “The Uganda Road.” Kenya Past and Present, vol. 8, no. 1, 1977, pp. 19–26.
Colonial Office: Kenya Original Correspondence. Stewart to Lyttleon. 6 July 1905. The National Archives, Kew, CO 533/2.
“Where Roosevelt Will Hunt in Africa: Will the Man-Eaters of Tsavo Be Part of His Game?” Town & Country, vol. 63, no. 20, Aug. 1908, p. 22,
“The Slave-Trade in Connection with the Projected Railway.” The Anti-Slavery Reporter, vol. 13, no. 4, July 1893, pp. 199–206,