Ward, Ralph Gerard

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WARD, Ralph Gerard

WARD, Ralph Gerard. Australian/New Zealander, b. 1933. Genres: Geography, Social sciences. Career: Jr. Lecturer, then Lecturer, University of Auckland, 1956-61; Lecturer in Geography, University College London, 1961-67; Professor of Geography, University of Papua New Guinea, 1967- 71; Professor of Human Geography, 1971-98, and Director, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, 1980-93, Emeritus Professor, 1998-, Australian National University, Canberra. Publications: Islands of the South Pacific, 1961; Land Use and Population in Fiji, 1965; (with M. Levison and J.W. Webb) The Settlement of Polynesia: A Computer Simulation, 1973; (with T.G. McGee and D.W. Drakakis-Smith) Food Distribution in the New Hebrides, 1980; (with H.C. Brookfield and F. Ellis) Land, Cane, and Coconuts: Rural Economy in Fiji, 1985; (with P. Ashcroft) Samoa: Mapping the Diversity, 1998. EDITOR: (with M.W. Ward) New Zealand's Industrial Potential, 1961; American Activities in the Central Pacific 1790-1870, 1966- 69; (with D.A.M. Lea) An Atlas of Papua New Guinea, 1970; Man in the Pacific Islands, 1972; (with A. Proctor) South Pacific Agriculture: Choices and Constraints, 1980; (with M. Brookfield) New Directions in the South Pacific, 1988; (with E. Kingdon) Land, Custom and Practice in the Pacific Islands, 1995; (with S.W. Serjeantson) And Then the Engines Stopped: Flying in Papua New Guinea. Address: 8 Booth Cres, Cook, ACT 2614, Australia.