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Bibliography of books, articles, and online resources resources related to this event and written by the speaker.

Displaced People, Displaced Energy and Displaced Memories:
A History of the Cahora Bassa Dam in Africa, 1965-2000.

April 22, 2003

Publications authored by the speaker:

Allen Isaacman Professor of History, University of Minnesota

Bibliography of resources related to this event:
The Colgate Libraries own, or can provide access to, the following selected articles and books in the English language relevant to this event. An on campus network connection is necessary for many of the links to articles.

Articles  |  Books  |  Websites


Arndt, Channing et al. "Marketing Margins and Agricultural Techno-
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Bond, W.J. and M.G. Roberts. "The Colonization of Cabora Bassa,
  Mocambique, A New Man-Made Lake, By Floating Aquatic
  Macrophytes. Hydrobiologia. 60.3 (1978): 243-259.
Cooley Journals QH90.H9
Bryant, R.L. "Political Ecology - An Emerging Research Agenda in
  Third-World Studies." Political Geography. 11.1 (1992): 12-36.
  Case Journals
"Cabora Bassa." Africa Institute Bulletin. 7.10 (1969): 435-438.
"Cabora Bassa." Africa Institute Bulletin. 15.1-2 (1977): 40-45.
Coelho, Joao P.B. "State Resettlement Policies in Post-Colonial
  Rural Mozambique: The Impact of the Communal Village
  Programme on Tete Province, 1977-1982." Journal of Southern
  African Studies. 24.1 (1998): 61-92.
Connell, John. "Southern African Power--Cabora Bassa." Geograph-
  ical Magazine. 64.10 (July 1972).
  Case Journals
Davies, B.R., Hall, A. and P.B.N. Jackson. "Some Ecological Aspects
  of the Cabora Bassa Dam." Biological Conservation. 8.3 (1975):
Filho, Alfredo S. "The Political Economy of Agrarian Transition in
  Mozambique." Journal of Contemporary African Studies. 15.2
  (1997): 191-218.
Gammelsrod, T. "Improving Shrimp Production by Zambezi River
  Regulation." Ambio. 21.2 (1992): 145-147.
  Cooley Journals QH 540.A52
Gliwicz, Z. M. "Relative Significance of Direct and Indirect Effects
  of Predation by Planktivorous Fish on Zooplankton." Hydrobio-
  logia. 272.1-3 (1994): 201-210.
  Cooley Journals QH90.H9
Griffiths, Ieuan L. "Master Switch for African Power--Cabora Bassa
  in Mozambique." Geographical Magazine. 48.6 (1975): 354+
Hance, William A. "Cabora Bassa Hydro Project." Africa Report. 15.5
  (1970): 20-21.
  Case Journals
Jackson, P.B.N. "Cabora Bassa in its First Year: Some Ecological
  Aspects and Comparisons." Rhodes Science News. 10.5 (1976)
Jackson, P.B.N. and K. H. Rogers. "Cabora Bassa Fish Populations
  Before and During the First filling Phase." Zoologica Africana
  11.2 (1976): 373-397.
Lele, S.M. "Sustainable Development - A Critical Review." World
  Development. 19.6 (1991): 607-621.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
Mandima, J.J. "Some Limnological Aspects of Lake Cahora Bassa,
  Mozambique." Transactions of the Zimbabwe Science
  Association. 71 (1997): 14-18.
Munslow, Barry. "State Intervention in Agriculture: The Mozam-
  bican Experience." Journal of Modern African Studies. 22.2
  (1984): 199-221.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
Pitcher, M. Anne. "Conflict and Cooperation: Gendered Roles and
  Responsibilities Within Cotton Households in Northern Mozam-
  bique." African Studies Review. 39.3 (1996): 81-112.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Disruption Without Transformation: Agrarian Relations and
  and Livelihoods in Nampula Province, Mozambique, 1975-1995."
  Journal of Southern African Studies. 24.1 (1998): 115-140.
Radmann, Wolf. "Zambezi Development Scheme of the Cabora
  Bassa: A Conspiracy of International Cooperation." Pan-African
  Journal. 7.2 (1974): 87-100.
  Case Journals
Schreyogg, G. and H. Steinmann. "Corporate Morality Called In
  Question - The Case of Cabora-Bassa." Journal of Business
  Ethics. 8.9 (1989): 677-685.
Scudder, T. "The World Commission on Dams and the Need for a
  New Development Paradigm." International Journal of Water
  Resources Development. 17.3 (2001): 329-341.
Weinstein, J. M. "Mozambique: A Fading UN Success Story."
  Journal of Democracy. 13.1 (2002): 141-156.
  Colgate Network
Wood, Janet. "Cahora Bassa Comes Back to Life." International
  Water Power and Dam Construction. 50.5 (1998): 14-16.


Bolton, P. "Sediment Deposition in Major Reservoirs in the Zambezi
  Basin." Challenges in African Hydrology and Water Resources:
      Proceedings of the Harare Symposium July 1984. IAHS
  Publication No. 144, p. 559-567.
Cann, John P. Counterinsurgency in Africa: The Portuguese Way of
  War, 1961-1974. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1997.
Chabal, Patrick with David Birmingham et al. A History of Post-
  Colonial Lusophone Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University
  Press, 2002.
  Case Main DT36.7.C48 2002b
Chenje, Munyaradizi (ed.). Zambezi Basin: State of the Environ-
  ment, 2000. SADC, Environment and Land Management Sector
  Coordination Unit; Harare, Zimbabwe: SARDC: IUCN, Regional
  Office for Southern Africa, 2000.
  Case Main HC15.Z9E5 2000
Christie, Frances and Joseph Hanlon. Mozambique and the Great
  Flood of 2000. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.
  Cooley Main GB1399.5.M85 C57 2001
Davies, B.R., Beilfuss, R.D. and M.C.Thoms. "Cahora Bassa Retro-
  spective, 1974-1997: Effects of Flow Regulation on the Lower
  Zambezi River." Proceedings of the International Association of
  Theoretical and Applied Limnology.  Congress in Dublin 1998.
  27.4 (2001): 2149-2157.
Ferraz, Bernardo and Barry Munslow. Sustainable Development in
  Mozambique. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2000.
  Case Main HC890.Z9 E57 2000
Finnegan, William. A Complicated War: the Harrowing of
  Mozambique. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.
  Case Main DT3398.F56 1992
Hall, Margaret. Confronting Leviathan: Mozambique Since Indepen-
  dence. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1997.
  Case Main DT3389. H35 1997
Ita, E.O. and T. Petr. Selected Bibliography on Major African
  Reservoirs. CIFA Occasional Paper No. 10. FAO (Rome): 1983.
Lindem, T. Mozambique. A Preliminary Analysis of Hydroacoustic
  Data from Maputo Bay, Lake Niassa and Cahora Bassa. A
  Report Prepared for the Research and Development of Inland
  Fisheries Project. FAO (Rome): 1983.
Manning, Carrie L. The Politics of Peace in Mozambique: Post-
  Conflict Democratization, 1992-2000. Westport, Conn.:
  Praeger, 2002.
  Case Main DT3394.M35 2002
Mittelman, James H. The Globalization Syndrome: Transformation
  and Resistance. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press,
  Case Main HF1359.M58 2000
Newitt, M.D.D. A History of Mozambique. Bloomington: Indiana
  University Press, 1995.
  Case Main DT3341.N48 1995
Pitcher, M. Anne. Politics in the Portuguese Empire: the State,
  Industry, and Cotton, 1926-1974. New York: Oxford University
  Press, 1993.
  Case Main HD9885.P82 P58 1993
Pitcher, M. Anne. Transforming Mozambique: the Politics of
  Privatization, 1975-2000. New York: Cambridge University
  Press, 2002.
  Case Main HC890.P58 2002
Rotberg, Robert I. Ending Autocracy, Enabling Democracy: the
  Tribulations of Southern Africa, 1960-2000. Washington, D.C.:
  Brookings Institution Press, 2002
  Case Main DT1165.R68 2002


Cahora Bassa - APOLO HVDC Scheme. 27 February 2003.
Cabora Bassa Reservoir. World Lakes Database. 27 Feb. 2003.
Guardian Unlimited. Special Reports. Floods Displace
  Thousands in Mozambique. 27 February 2003
Photo Gallery - Zambezi Society. Cabora Bassa Dam site.
  7 March 2003
Radio Bridge Overseas. Six Stories from Mozambique. 27 Feb. 2003.
Rivers of Life: The Zambezi River. The Zambezi Reservoirs of
  Water: Dams on the River. Cecil Keen. Center for Global
  Environmental Education. Hamline University. 1999.
  7 March 2003.
Southern Africa Flood & Drought Network. Southern Africa
  Development Commission. 2003. U.S. Geological Survey.
  27 February 2003.
Tete Province. The Pearl of the Indian Ocean. 27 February 2003.
Zambezi Basin. 7 March 2003.
Zambezi Society Supports Dams Report. 25 April 2001.  World
  Commission on Dams. 27 February 2003.

Author's Publications

Isaacman, Allen. Cotton is the Mother of Poverty: Peasants, Work,
  and Rural Struggle in Colonial Mozambique 1938-1961.
      Portsmouth, N.H.:Heinmann, 1996.
  Case Main HD9087.M62 I8 1996
---. A Luta Continua: Creating a New Society in Mozambique.
  Albany: State University of New York Press, 1978.
---. Mozambique: The Africanization of a European Institution, the
  Zambezi Prazos, 1750-1902.  Madison: University of Wisconsin,
  Case Dewey 333.109679 Is12m
---. Slaves, Soldiers and the Construction of Ethnic Identity: the
  Chikunda of South Central Africa, 1650-1920. Portsmouth,
  N. H.: Heinemann, 2002.
---. The Tradition of Resistance in Mozambique: the Zambezi
  Valley, 1850-1921. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1976.
Isaacman, Allen et al. Confronting Historical Paradigms: Peasants,
  Labor, and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin
  America. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1993.
Isaacman, Allen and Barbara Isaacman. Mozambique: From
  Colonialism to Revolution, 1900-1982. Boulder, CO: Westview,
  Case Main DT 463.I82 1983
Isaacman, Allen and Richard Roberts (eds.). Cotton, Colonialism,
  and Social History in Sub-Saharan Africa. Portsmouth, N.H.:
  Heinemann, 1995.
  Case Main DT 352.7.C68 1995
Isaacman, Allen. "Chiefs, Rural Differentiation and Peasant Protest:
  The Mozambican Forced Cotton Regime, 1938-1961."
  African Economic History. 14(1985): 15-57.
---. "Coercion, Paternalism and the Labor Process: the Mozambican
  Cotton Regime, 1938-1961." Journal of Southern African
  Studies. 18(1992): 487-526.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Domesticating a White Elephant: Sustainability and Struggles
  over Water. The Case of Cahora Bassa Dam." Zambezia.
  28.2 (2001): 199-228.
---. "Escalating Conflict in Southern Africa: The Case of
  Mozambique." Survival. 30(1987): 14-38.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Historical Amnesia, or, The Logic of Capital Accumulation:
  Cotton Production in Colonial and Post-Colonial Mozambique."
  Society and Space. 15 (1997): 757-790.
---. "International Conflict in Southern Africa: The Case of
  Mozambique." Harvard International Review. 12 (1989):6-12.
  Colgate Network
---. "Mozambican Cotton Cooperative: The Creation of a
  Grassroots Alternative to Forced Cotton Production."
  African Studies Review. (1982): 5-28.
---. "Mozambique During the Colonial Period." Tarikh. 6(1980):
---. "Peasants, Work and the Labor Process: Forced Cotton
  Cultivation in Colonial Mozambique, 1938-1961." Journal of
  Social History. 26 (1992): 104-144.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Resistance and Collaboration of Southern and Central Africa."
  International Journal of African Historical Studies. 10 (1977):
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Tradition of Resistance in Mozambique." Africa Today. 22
  (1975): 37-51.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
---. "Transforming Mozambique's Rural Economy." Rural Africana.
  8 (1978): 97-114.
Isaacman, Allen F. and Chris Sneddon.  "Franning the Flames: A
  History of Cahora Bassa's Role in Southern African Instability."
  World Rivers Review. 16 (2001): 6-7, 14-15.
Isaacman, Allen F. and Chris Sneddon. "Toward a Social and Envir-
  onmental History of the Building of Cahora Bassa Dam." Journal
  of Southern African Studies. 26.4 (2000): 597-632.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
Isaacman, Allen F. et al. "Cotton is the Mother of Poverty: Peasant
  Resistance Against Forced Cotton Cultivation in Mozambique,
  1938-1961." International Journal of African Historical Studies.
  26.4 (2000): 597-632.
Isaacman, Allen F. and Barbara Isaacman. "On the Road to
  Economic Recovery." Africa Report. 25.3 (1980): 4-7.
  Case Journals and Colgate Network
Allen Isaacman. History Faculty Information. University of
  Minnesota 27 February 2003
Bulletin Board. African Studies Association. 27 February 2003.
Digital Media Center: New Directions in International Learning.
  University of Minnesota. 27 February 2003.
Heinemann: Allen Isaacman. Welcome to Heinemann. 27 February
Isaacman Lecture. Consortium for Middle Eastern & Africa Studies.
  27 February 2003.
Isaacman named regents professor. University of Minnesota.
  8 June 2002.  27 February 2003.
Journal of Political Ecology: Case Studies in History and Society.
  October 2001. Aomar Baum. University of Arizona.
MDO-Historian gets elite fellowship. 30 May 1997. Minnesota Daily.
  27 February 2003.
Minnesota Daily-News-Wednesday February 14, 1996. Program
  helps minority students get ready for graduate School.
  Johathan Bethely.
Sneddon. Christopher S. Sneddon. Dartmouth College. 27 February
    <http://www.dartmouth edu/~geog/facstaff>
  Watson Institute for International Studies. 26 April 2002.
    Brown University. 27 February 2003.

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