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Cornelia Sorabji

India"s Pioneering Woman

by Suparna Gooptu

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7394868M
ISBN 100195678346
ISBN 109780195678345


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As India's first female lawyer, she Extent:   Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 6 July ) was the first female advocate from India when admitted to Allahabad Cornelia Sorabji book Court. She was the first female graduate from Bombay University, and in became the first woman to read law at Oxford University, and also the first Indian national to study at any British university5(4).

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She achieved many firsts, or near firsts (she was not actually, as is commonly believed, the first Indian woman to be called to the bar, but the second), and so can be rightly regarded as a path-finder at a time when strong racial and gender biases shaped the colonial professional world.

Cornelia Sorabji: The Real-Life Inspiration for Perveen Mistry. Award-winning author Sujata Massey returns readers to the s India of Perveen Mistry, Bombays Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. OUR INSPIRATION. Our story is incomplete sans shedding light on the incredible journey of our afflatus-Cornelia Sorabji (1 November 6 July ).

Our muse hero was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Oxford University, the first ever female advocate in India, and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain.

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