Deep Water: Bibliography


Gleick, Peter, ed., The World's Water; The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, 1998-1999, Island Press.

Gleick, Peter, ed., The World's Water; The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, 2002-2003, Island Press.

Gleick, Peter, ed., The World's Water; The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, 2004-2005, Island Press.

McCully, Patrick, Silenced Rivers: The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams, Zed Books, 2001.

Pielou, E.C., Fresh Water, University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Postel, Sandra, Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, W.W. Norton & Co., 1997.

Postel, Sandra, Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last?, W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.

Reisner, Marc, Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Viking Penguin, 1986.

Stevens, Joseph E., Hoover Dam: An American Adventure, University of Oklahoma, 1988.

_____, Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-Making (The Report of the World Commission on Dams), Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2000.


Baviskar, Amita, In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley, Oxford University Press India, 1995.

Caufield, Catherine, Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations, Henry Holt and Co., 1996.

Dreze, Jean et al, eds., The Dam & the Nation: Displacement and resettlement in the Narmada Valley, Oxford University Press, 1997.

D'Souza, Dilip, The Narmada Dammed: An Inquiry into the Politics of Development, Penguin Books India, 2002.

Fisher, William F., ed., Toward Sustainable Development: Struggling Over India's Narmada River, M.E. Sharpe, 1995.

Gadgil, Madhav & Guha, Ramachandra, Ecology and Equity: the use and abuse of nature in contemporary India, Routledge, 1995.

Mehta, Gita, A River Sutra, Doubleday, 1993.

Morse, Bradford and Berger, Thomas R., Sardar Sarovar: Report of the Independent Review, Resource Futures International Inc., 1992.

Southern Africa

Clements, Frank, Kariba: The Struggle with the River God, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959.

Colson, Elizabeth, The Social Consequences of Resettlement: The Impact of the Kariba Resettlement Upon the Gwembe Tonga, Manchester University Press, 1971.

Colson, Elizabeth, Social Organization of the Gwembe Tonga, Manchester University Press, 1960.

Colson, Elizabeth and Scudder, Thayer, For Prayer and Profit: The Ritual Economic and Social Importance of Beer in Gwembe District, Zambia, 1950-1982, Stanford University Press, 1988.

Davies, Bryan and Day, Jenny, Vanishing Waters, University of Cape Town Press, 1998.

Escobar, Arturo, Encountering Development; The Making and Unmaking of the Third World, Princeton University Press, 1995.

Ferguson, James, The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development," Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho, University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Howarth, David, The Shadow of the Dam, Collins, 1961.

Hungwe, A. et al, Kariba Dam: Zambia and Zimbabwe, World Commission on Dams Case Study, 2000.

Nolan, Riall, Development Anthropology: Encounters in the Real World, Westview Press, 2002.

Ross, Karen, Okavango: Jewel of the Kalahari, Macmillan Publishing Co., 1987.

Scholz, Christopher, Fieldwork: A Geologist's Memoir of the Kalahari, Princeton University Press, 1998.

Scudder, Thayer, The Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga, Manchester University Press, 1962.

Scudder, Thayer, The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs, Earthscan, 2005.

Scudder, Thayer et al, The IUCN Review of the Southern Okavango Integrated Water Development Project, IUCN, 1993.


Crabb, Peter, Murray-Darling Basin Resources, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 1997.

Flannery, Tim, The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People, Reed Books Australia, 1994.

Flannery, Tim, ed., The Explorers: Stories of Discovery and Adventure from the Australian Frontier, Text Publishing Co., 1998.

Fullerton, Ticky, Watershed: Deciding Our Water Future, ABC Books, 2001.

Mulvaney, John & Kamminga, Johan, Prehistory of Australia, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999.

Simons, Margaret, The Meeting of the Waters: The Hindmarsh Island Affair, Hodder Headline Australia, 2003.

Sinclair, Paul, The Murray: A River and Its People, Melbourne University Press, 2001.

White, Mary E., Running Down: Water in a Changing Land, Kangaroo Press, 2000.

Young, W.J., ed., Rivers as Ecological Systems: The Murray-Darling Basin, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 2001.