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Barbara Nelle Ramusack (born November 5, 1937) is a historian and Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History Emerita at the University of Cincinnati.[1] Her focus was on Indian and Chinese History. She obtained her Ph.D in 1969 from the University of Michigan.[2][3][4]

Barbara Ramusack
Barbara Nelle Ramusack

(1937-11-05) November 5, 1937 (age 81)
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Cincinnati
Main interestsIndian and Chinese History

Selected bibliographyEdit


  • Ramusack, Barbara N.; Sievers, Sharon (1999). Women in Asia: restoring women to history. Restoring women to history. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253212672.
  • Ramusack, Barbara N. (2004). The Indian princes and their states. The New Cambridge History of India. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521039895.
  • Ramusack, Barbara N. History Of contraception In India. India: Penguin. ISBN 9780670081868.

Chapters in booksEdit

  • Ramusack, Barbara N. (1981), "Catalysts or helpers? British feminists, Indian women's rights, and Indian independence", in Minault, Gail (ed.), The extended family: women and political participation in India and Pakistan, Columbia, Missouri: South Asia Books, pp. 109–150, ISBN 9780836407655.
  • Ramusack, Barbara N. (2004), "Cousins, Margaret Elizabeth (1878–1954)", in Cannadine, David (ed.), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/46323.
  • Ramusack, Barbara N. (2006), "Authority and ambivalence: Medical women and birth control in India", in Hodges, Sarah (ed.), Reproductive health in India: History, politics, controversies, New perspectives in South Asian history, New Delhi: Orient Longman, pp. 51–84, ISBN 9788125029397.

Journal articlesEdit


  1. ^ Marquis Who's Who (1994). Who's Who in the Midwest, 1994-1995. Marquis Who's Who, LLC. ISBN 9780837907246. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Faculty page at University of Cincinnati". University of Cincinnati. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. ^ BHAGAT, ASHRAFI S (21 October 2008). "Portraiture of Indian royal courts". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 6 February 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  4. ^ Ahmed, Razi U.; Yaqoob K. Bangash (8 January 2008). "The fog of a legacy". Dawn. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  5. ^ Ramusack, Barbara N. (1969-05-01). "Incident at Nabha: Interaction between Indian States and British Indian Politics". The Journal of Asian Studies. 28 (3): 563–577. doi:10.2307/2943179. JSTOR 2943179.