The Contribution of Parsis To Education in Bombay City(1820-1920)

ISBN Number : 81-7866-047-4

Library Price : Rs.450

Library Dollar Price : 18$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 1975

No. Of Pages : 241

Book Weight :0

About The Book

Although the Parsis form a minuscule minority of the Indian population, they have made a major and remarkable contribution to all aspects of education and social change in Bombay city during the nineteenth century. This book details the enormous contribution of the Parsis to the development of schools, colleges and other educational institutions in the city and discusses the impact by the Parsis on Indian society.

Book Content of The Contribution of Parsis To Education in Bombay City(1820-1920)


  1. - Introduction
  2. - Early Developments in Education and the Parsis
  3. - Boy`s Schools
  4. - Girl`s Schools
  5. - Higher Education
  6. - Professional and Technical Education
  7. - Parsis and the Promotion of Learning
  8. - Education and Social Change among the Parsis
  9. - Parsis and Social Change among Other Communities
  10. - Conclusion

About The Author

Dr. Zenobia Dumasia is presently a Reader in History at Elphinstone College, Mumbai, where she has been teaching for the last twentyfive years. She has published a number of articles on various aspects of Parsi history in several books and journals. This work is based on her doctoral dissertation which was completed in 1987.

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