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    Suparna Gooptu
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    Oxford University Press (September 14, 2006)
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Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954) was the first woman lawyer of India whose formative years coincided with the high noon of the British Empire.

Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954) was the first woman lawyer of India whose formative years coincided with the high noon of the British Empire. She occupies a significant place in Indian history, as she played a pioneering role in trying to open up the legal profession to women much before they were formally allowed to plead before the courts of law. This detailed biography uses rich and hitherto unused data to illustrate a remarkable individual, who has remained neglected in the historiography of modern India.

Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian woman who was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Somerville College, Oxford University and the first female advocate in India, and the firs.

Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian woman who was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Somerville College, Oxford University and the first female advocate in India, and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain. In 2012, a bust of her was unveiled at Lincoln's Inn, London. A Google Doodle celebrated her 151st birthday on 15 November 2017.

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Cornelia Sorabji : India's Pioneering Woman. Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954) was the first woman lawyer of India whose formative years coincided with the high noon of the British Empire

Cornelia Sorabji : India's Pioneering Woman. Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954) was the first woman lawyer of India whose formative years coincided with the high noon of the British Empire

This book presents the biography of Cornelia Sorabji (1866–1954), the first woman . Her story as a pioneer remains largely untold till date. Suparna Gooptu, author Reader, Department of History, University of Calcutta.

This book presents the biography of Cornelia Sorabji (1866–1954), the first woman to study law at Oxford. A Parsee and daughter of a converted Christian, Cornelia was among the early Indian women to practice at the Calcutta High Court. Characterized by conservatism, individualism, and feelings against Indian nationalism, Cornelia was one of the early woman legal professionals in India who played a pivotal role in protecting the interests of the purdahnashins.

About the Book: Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1854) was a pioneer woman lawyer of Indian whose formative years coincided . Suparna Gooptu holds a . hil. from Oxford University. She is currently Reader and Head of the Department of History, University of Calcutta

About the Book: Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1854) was a pioneer woman lawyer of Indian whose formative years coincided with high noon of the British Empire. She is currently Reader and Head of the Department of History, University of Calcutta. She is also the Director of Calcutta University's Gandhian Studies Centre.

Acknowledged as India's first woman barrister, Cornelia Sorabji's (1866-1954) life and activities have .

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.

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Gooptu, Suparna, Cornelia Sorabji - India’s Pioneering Woman Lawyer (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006). Forbes, Geraldine, Women in Modern India - The New Cambridge History of India (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998)

Gooptu, Suparna, Cornelia Sorabji - India’s Pioneering Woman Lawyer (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006). Forbes, Geraldine, Women in Modern India - The New Cambridge History of India (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). Innes, C. A History of Black and Asian Writing in Britain, 1700–2000, 2nd edn (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).

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This is the biography of Cornelia Sorabji, who although was not the first Indian woman to be called to the English Bar, was a pioneer who tried to open the legal profession to women much before they were formally allowed to plead before the courts of law.