Please find below a list of publications in the following categories:




Environmental Management and

Wildlife and Tourism

Archaeological Publications

Burrett, R.S. In press. Madzimbahwe of the southwest: a brief introduction to the stone ruins of Khami, Dhlo Dhlo & Nalatale;  Matopos: a brief guide; koBulawayo: an Ndebele capital. 

Burrett, R.S. and Hubbard, P. 2011. A clash of ideologies: Zimbabwean archaeology at the fringe. 

Burrett, R.S. 2010. The Bulawayo planning of the Jameson Raid 1896. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 29. 

Burrett, R.S.2009. Co-authored with S. Chirikure & R.B. Heimann. Beyond Furnaces & Slags: a review study of bellows and their role in Indigenous African metallurgical processes. Azania 44 (2). 

Burrett, R.S and Hollmann, J.C. 2009. New perspectives in the interpretation of South African rock engravings; the Emil Holub collection in the Náprstek Museum. Annual Journal of the Náprstek Museum, Prague, 30. 

Burrett, R.S. and Berry, M.P.S. 2009. In the footsteps of Thomas Baines: the search for “The Great Tree”. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 28. 

Burrett, R.S. and Quick, G. 2009. The Fort Tuli Cemetery Reconsidered. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 28. 

Burrett, R.S. 2008. The Real Baines’ Drift. Botswana Notes & Records 37 

Burrett, R.S.2008. The iron workers of the Lozi State, western Zambia. The Digging Stick. 

Burrett, R.S. 2007. The Garonga Ceramic Assemblage and possible implications.Southern African Humanities, 19. 

Burrett, R.S. 2007. Beyond the pots and bones: subtle changes in the archaeological record of Bambata Cave, Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe Prehistory, 27. 

Burrett, R.S. 2006. A Ziwa Tradition site and associated LSA material, Mount Buchwa, Zimbabwe. South African Archaeological Bulletin, 183. 

Burrett, R.S. 2006. Forager ceramics in Mashonaland? ZimbabwePrehistory, 26. 

Burrett, R.S. and Olša, J. 2006. Emil Holub and the Tati and Vukwe Ruins, 1876. ZimbabwePrehistory, 26. 

Burrett, R.S. 2006. Two early Jesuit Relics in Botswana. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 26. 

Burrett, R.S. 2005. Pfupi: a reassessment of a Later Stone Age Industry. Zimbabwean Prehistory, 25 

Burrett, R.S. 2001. The Old Waterwheel, Theydon, Marondera. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 20. 

Burrett, R.S. 2001. Interpreting the Rock Art of Zimbabwe. ZimbabweWildlife,103. 

Burrett, R.S. 1998. The Shadows of our Ancestors: aspects of Zimbabwe's Archaeological Past. Privately published Booklet.

Historical Publications

Burrett, R.S. and Makuvaza, S. In press. Old Bulawayo (koBulawayo) - the failure of Heritage renewed: Public and State Discourses.

Burrett, R.S. and Quick, G. 2011. Death or Desertion: What happened to Troopers Chrystal and McBean of the BSAP? Heritage of Zimbabwe, 30. 

Burrett, R.S. and Milne, J. 2010. The history of the Bulawayo Waterworks Company, 1895-1924. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 29.

Burrett, R.S. and Hamilton-Ritchie, A. 2009. Yellow Jacket Ruin, Chinamora. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 28. 

Burrett, R.S. 2009. Vukwe: a zimbabwe-type site in Northeastern Botswana. The Digging Stick.

Burrett, R.S. 2009. With Plumer’s Men: the Anglo-South African War in Rhodesia and Bechuanaland. Just in Time Publications, Durban. 

Burrett, R.S. 2008. The grave of John Upington, Avondale, Harare. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 27. 

Burrett, R.S. 2008. Karl Gottlieb Mauch (1837-1875). Heritage of Zimbabwe, 27. 

Burrett, R.S. 2007. Gosho III Shelter: variations in the Pfupi Industry in Northeastern Zimbabwe. Cookeia No. 11. 

Burrett, R.S. (ed) 2006. Dark Deeds: Some hunting memoirs of the nineteenth Century Czech traveler Emil Holub. Gweru: Mambo Press. 

Burrett, R.S. 2004. Gaborone (Bechuanaland Protectorate) and the Anglo-Boer War. Military History Journal

Burrett, R.S. and Millington, P. 2003. New facts and interpretations of events in the Anglo-South African War in the Gaborone area, 1899-1900. BotswanaNotes & Records, 35. 

Burrett, R.S. 2003. Gosho I: preliminary observations into the lithic complexities of the Pfupi Industry in northeastern Zimbabwe. Southern African Humanities, 15. 

Burrett, R.S. 2003. The far North-Western Front. Events in the Tuli area. Parts 3 & 4. Military History Journal. 12(5) & 12(6). 

Burrett, R.S. 2002. The Zambezi Mission: the first steps the second Jesuit attempt at Roman Catholic Evangelisation in south Central Africa. Heritage of Zimbabwe, 21. 

Burrett, R.S. 2001. It’s mine! No it is MINE! – Aspects of inter Company Rivalry along the Tati Concession Border, Botswana.Botswana Notes & Records, 33. 

Burrett, R.S. 2001. Rhodesian Field Force Graves in Zimbabwe from the South African War. Sabretache (Australia) Vol. XLII.

Burrett, R.S.2001.A Matter of Graves Concern – relocating the lost graves of Jesuit fathers in Botswana. Jesuits & Friends.

Burrett, R.S. 2000.The far North-Western Front. Events in the Tuli area. Parts 1 & 2. Military History Journal. 12(3) & 12(4).

Burrett, R.S. and Millington, P. 2000. Action at Crocodile Pools during the Anglo-South African War and the death of Captain Sampson French. Botswana Notes & Records 32.

Burrett, R.S. 2000. The Zambezi Mission. Early attempts to establish the Catholic Church in south Central Africa. Botswana Notes & Records 32. 

Burrett, R.S. 2000. Rhodesian Field Force (Anglo-South African War) Graves in Zimbabwe, with particular reference to Marondera. Heritage of Zimbabwe 19.

Burrett, R.S. 1999. Francistown and the Anglo-Boer War. Botswana Notes & Records 31 

Ecological Publications 

Burrett, R.S. 2001. Greystone Nature Preserve Booklet. Greystone Nature Preserve Harare. 

Childes, S.L. (Ed.) 2006. Preliminary Biodiversity Survey of the Katombora Islands, Zambezi River, Zambia. Environment Africa, Harare. 

Childes, S.L. (Ed.) 2004. Monitoring Biodiversity In The Four Corners Area: An Overview And

Establishment Of A Monitoring Plot.Occasional Publications in Biodiversity,14.Biodiversity Foundation for Africa, Bulawayo. 

Childes, S.L. 2004. Vegetation of the Four Corners Area. In: Timberlake, J. & Childes, S.L. (Eds.) 2004.  Biodiversity of the Four Corners Transboundary Area. 2 volumes.  

Childes, S.L. 2001. Blue Swallow (Hirundo atrocaerulea). Status and distribution in Zimbabwe. Report for Vogelbescherming Nederland. BirdLife Zimbabwe, Harare 

Childes, S.L. 2000. A Synopsis of Eco-tourism in Zimbabwe with reference to Community based Natural Resource Management and Birds. Report prepared for the RSPB. BirdLife Zimbabwe, Harare. 

Childes, S.L. & Gardiner, A. 1999.  Biodiversity monitoring programmes for the Zambezi Basin Initiative.  Biodiversity Foundation for Africa report, Bulawayo. 

Childes, S.L. 1998.  Conserving biodiversity by group : birds.  Proceedings of the Fifth Seminar of The Zambezi Society, August 1998.  The Zambezi Society, Harare. 

Childes, S.L. & Mundy, P.J. 1998.  Important Bird Areas of Zimbabwe.  In: Barnes, K. (ed). Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa..  BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg. 

Childes, S.L. 1997.  Alien invasive plants : a  threat to the Nyanga National Park.  Poster presented at the 1997 AETFAT Conference, Harare. 

Tredgold, M.H., Biegel, H.M. & Childes, S.L. 1996.  Zimbabwe's Wild Flowers.  National Museums & Monuments, Harare 

Childes, S. L. 1995.   Water and Land Resource Management on Claremont Orchards. Leadership for Environment and Development Program, 1995. 

Childes, S.L. 1989.  Phenology of nine common woody species in semi-arid deciduous Kalahari Sand vegetation.  Vegetation, 75 : 151 - 163. 

Childes, S.L. & Walker, B.H.  1987.  Ecology and dynamics of the woody vegetation on the Kalahari Sands in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.  Vegetation 72  : 111 - 128. 

Waterworth, S. July 2003 Fabulous Fungi Greenline Magazine

Waterworth, S. January 2003 The Importance of Catchment’s and Wetlands Greenline Magazine

Waterworth, S. October 1999. Lichens as Biological Indicators of Air Pollution Journal of the Wildlife Society of Zimbabwe

Environmental Management 

Waterworth, S. September 2000 Industry and Environmental Cost Management Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries

Wildlife and Tourism Publications

Childes, S.L. 2007. Horse back riding safaris in Hwange National Park. Feasibility study. Varden Safaris and The Hide Safari Camp.

Childes, S.L.  & Mundy, P.J. 1997.  Important Bird Areas in Zimbabwe.  Report for Bird Life International.  Ornithological ssociation of Zimbabwe, Harare. 

WWF - Zimbabwe & Childes, S.L. 1997.  Elephant managment and conservation issues in southern Africa.  4 page brochure and set of 8 wall posters prepared for CITES COP 10. European Union.

Childes, S.L. 1988.   The past history, present status and distribution of the Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus in Zimbabwe.  Biological Conservation  44 : 301 - 316. 

Waterworth, S. June 2007. A Priceless National Heritage, Journal of Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe

Waterworth, S. June 2005. The Land of The Giants: Mashatu Reserve Journal of Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe

Waterworth, S. October 2003.  Nata: A Sanctuary in the Desert Journal of the Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe

Waterworth, S. July 2001. Khutse: A Place to Kneel Down and Drink Journal of the Wildlife Environment Zimbabwe

Waterworth, S. January 2001. Adaptation and Survival of Species in Arid Environments: Etosha National Park. Journal of the Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe

Waterworth, S. July 2004 Funding for Holistic Management of Mukuvisi Catchment Greenline Magazine