Cornelia Sorabji: India's Pioneer Woman Lawyer: A Biography

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Acknowledged as India's first woman barrister, Cornelia Sorabji's (1866-1954) life and activities have always perplexed public intellectuals and Indian nationalists. Sorabji occupies a significant place in Indian history as she played a vital role in opening up the legal profession to women much before they were formally allowed to plead before the courts of law. Through a careful analysis of Sorabji's writings, personal correspondence, and other writings, Suparna Gooptu unveils the life of this revolutionary woman. Often ...

Cornelia Sorabji: India's Pioneer Woman Lawyer: A Biography 2010, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780198067924

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