The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake

  title={The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake},
  author={Frederick Soddy},
SOPHIA JEX-BLAKE was born in 1840 and died in 1912. The world, when she entered it, offered to an intellectual woman neither the education nor the openings which her more fortunate brothers enjoyed as a right and sought to preserve as a monopoly. It is to her, probably more than to any other individual, and to her long and often bitter fight in the women's cause, that their right to a liberal education has been conceded and the gates of the ineclical profession opened to them. She was a born… Expand
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