Below is a collection of books by Tvedt on water and society relations, dealing both with historical, geographical, political and theoretical issues.
The Nile. History’s Greatest River (IB Tauris 2020). The book was a bestseller in Norway and has been/is currently being translated into Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English,German and Serbian languages. See contents  and reviews here.
Water and Society – Changing Perceptions of Societal and Historical Development
Terje Tvedt. I.B. Tauris, 2020 (paperback edition and Open Access. See also list of content.
Tvedt verdenshistorie
World History. With the Past as a Mirror, (translated or under translation from Norwegian into Swedish, Estonian and Chinese languages. See presentation of the book.
Tvedt, T. (2020). Der Nil. Fluss Der Geschichte, Berlin: Links Verlag. See reviews Zuddeutsche Zeitung and Frankfurther Allgemeine
Arabic version (published in 2018) of The River Nile in the Age of the British. Political economy and Economic Power (2004)
Water and Society – Changing Perceptions of Societal and Historical Development
Terje Tvedt. I.B. Tauris, London 2016
Pages from Water and Society: The Need for a Pardigm Shift.
Tvedt, T. Series Editor, A History of Water, 9 volumes. 2006-2016, London: IB Tauris
For a description og all the nine volumes, see A History of Water.
The introduction to the different volumes, you can find here.
A Journey in the Future of Water
Tvedt, Terje. I.B. Tauris,  New York 2013
Preview page 1-35 in Google Books.
Nilen – historiens elv
Aschehoug, Oslo 2012.
Vann. Reiser i vannets fortid og fremtid.
Kagge forlag, Oslo 2011.
The River Nile in the Postcolonial Age. Conflict and Cooperation among the Nile Basin Countries.
Tvedt, Terje. I.B. Tauris, 2010.
Chapter 1: About the Importance of Studying the Modern History of the Countries of the Nile Basin in a Nile Perspective.
A Bibliography on the River Nile Vol. 1.
The River Nile and its Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Role.
Terje Tvedt, University of Bergen 2008.
A Bibliography on the River Nile Vol. 2.
Litterature Published 2000-2006.
Terje Tvedt and Eirik Hovden, Universitetet i Bergen 2008.
A Bibliography on the River Nile Vol. 3.
Nile Plans and Reports 1960-2006 Partially Annotated.  
Terje Tvedt and Eirik Hovden, Universitetet i Bergen 2008.
En reise i vannets fremitd.
Kagge forlag, Oslo 2007.
The River Nile in the age of the British Empire
Tvedt, Terje. I.B. Tauris 2004.
Preview in Google Books.
En reise i vannets historie. Fra regnkysten til Muscat.
Grøndahl og Dreyer, 1997/Bric, 2003 (2. opplag).
Preview Nasjonalbiblioteket.

Articles/Papers on water-society issues (Selected).
  • Tvedt, Terje (2019) «Rivers of History», in Bernhardt, Johannes, Markus Koller and Achim Lichtenberger, 2018. Mediterranean Rivers in Global Perspective, Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöning, pp 49-69.
  • Terje Tvedt (2018): “Water and Peace: Understanding the Work of Peacemaking through a Water Lens”, Keynote, Nobel Peace Prize Forum, Minneapolis, US., 4.9.2018.
  • Terje Tvedt (2018): “The history and geography of the Nile, from the British Empire to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam”, Keynote, Water Diplomacy and Culture  of Sustainability, Centre for African Studies, University of Turin, 14.11.2018.
  • Terje Tvedt (2018): “The Nile in history and contemporary politics”, Keynote, Waterfilm Festival, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft, Netherlands, 9.2.2018.
  • Terje Tvedt 2018). “The Nile. A River of History”. Lecture in connection with publication of The River Nile in the Age of the British in an Arabic version,  Cairo, 14.10.2018.
  • Tvedt, Terje (2017) The Nile Water Issue. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History, Oxford.
  • Tvedt, Terje, Owen McIntyre & Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik (2015) Sovereignty, the Web of Water and the Myth of Westphalia. In Tvedt, Terje, Owen McIntyre & Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik. (eds.). A History of Water. Series 3, Vol 2. Sovereignty & Development of International Water Law: 3-26. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Hagen, Roar, Graham Chapman & Terje Tvedt (2011) Water, geopolitics and the new world order. In Hagen, Roar, Graham Chapman & Terje Tvedt (eds.). A History of Water, Series 2, Volume 3: Water and Geopolitics in the New World Order: 3-28. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Tvedt, Terje & Richard Coopey (2010) “Water systems” and historical explanations. In Tvedt, Terje & Richard Coopey. (eds.). A History of Water, Series 2, Volume 2, Rivers and Society: From the Birth of Agriculture to Modern Times: 3-29. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Tvedt, Terje (2010) Water systems, environmental history and the deconstruction of nature, Environment and History, 16, 143-166, 2010.
  • Tvedt, Terje. & Terje Oestigaard (2006) Introduction. In Tvedt, Terje & Terje Oestigaard. (eds). A History of Water, Series 1, Volume 3, The worlds of Water: ix-xxii. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Coopey, Richard and Terje Tvedt (2006) Water as a Unique Commodity. In Coopey, Richard and Terje Tvedt. (eds). A History of Water, Series 1, Volume 2, The Political Economy of Water: ix-xxvii. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Tvedt, Terje & Eva Jakobsson (2006) Water History as World History. In Tvedt, Terje & Eva Jacobsson. (eds). A History of Water, Series 1, Volume 1, Water Control and River Biographies: ix-xxii. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.
  • Tvedt, Terje (2003) The Ideas of Water. Notes from the editor of the first volume of the UNESCOs series: Water and Civilization, paper presented at World Water Forum, Kyoto, Japan, 16.3.
  • Tvedt, Terje (2001) Om å skape et bilde av verden gjennom en reise i vannets historie (Constructing an image of the world through a journey in the history of water), Centre for Development Studies, 1.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1998) Vann og helse i et internasjonalt perspektiv (Water and health in an International Perspective), Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 2.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1996) “Vassdragsperspektivet i forskningen” (The water system perspective in research), Centre for Development Studies, 5.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1996) “The Nile Waters and the Decline of British Imperialism: A History of the Aswan Power and Fertilizer Scheme 1935-1945″, Centre for Development Studies, 6.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1996) Anvendt vassdragsforskning i et historisk perspektiv, (Applied Water Research in a Historical Perspective”). In Skarbøvik, E. & Faugli, P. E. (eds.). Anvendt vassdragsforskning – en analyse av framtidige behov, NVE 4.
  • Tvedt, Terje. & Einar Barkved (1995) Forskning om vann. Prosjektkatalog og litteraturoversikt, (Research on Water. A Catalogue of Projects and Literature). Norges Forskningsråd (Norwegian Research Council), Oslo.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1994) Økologihistoriske betraktninger: Om natur og meningsbærende materiale, (Some Reflections on Ecological History), Historisk Tidsskrift, no. 4.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1994) Vann og samfunn (Water and Society”). Vann, no. 2.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1993) The River Nile as a Stick and Carrot. In Tvedt, T. (ed.). Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: Human and Ecological Consequences of Warfare. 181-203. EPOS. Uppsala:.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1992) Uneven Regional Development in the Sudan: the Role of the Nile Waters. Sudan Notes & Records. Khartoum University Press, Khartoum.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1992) Conflict on the Upper Nile. Robinson and Gallagher revisited. Forum for Development Studies, no. 2.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1992) En tikkende bombe i Midtøsten: kampen om vannet, (A ticking Bomb in the Middle East – the Struggle for Water). In Naguib, N. (ed.). Midtøsten. Konflikt og sameksistens: 198-227. Universitetsforlaget, Oslo.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1992) The Struggle for Water in the Middle East. In Schiller, E. J. (ed.) Sustainable Water Resources Management in Arid Countries/Gestion durable des ressources en eau dans les régions arides: 13-35. Ottawa.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1991) The Blue Nile and water politics. Centre for Developement Studies, 2, 1991.
  • Tvedt, Terje  (1986) Water and Politics, a History of the Jonglei Project in the Southern Sudan, CMI/DERAP Publications, no. 201.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1985) Vannimperialisme – om den britiske okkupasjonen av Øvre Nilen (Water Imperialism – on the British Occupation of the Upper Nile). Historisk Tidsskrift, no. 1: 416-430.
  • Tvedt, Terje (1983) Konflikten i Sudan og kampen om vannet fra Nilen (The Civil War in the Sudan and the Struggle for Water). Forum for utviklingsstudier (1-23).