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Joan of Arc by herself and her witnesses

Author: Régine Pernoud
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarborough House, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1994 edView all editions and formats
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"Using historical documents and translated by Regine Pernoud, Joan of Arc seeks to answer the questions asked by Joan's contemporaries as well as us: Who was she? Whence came she? What had been her life and exploits? First published in the United States in 1966 by Stein and Day, this book reveals the historical Joan, described in contemporary documents by her allies as well as her enemies."--GoogleBooks.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joan, of Arc Saint; Joan, of Arc Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Régine Pernoud
ISBN: 0812812603 9780812812602
OCLC Number: 31535658
Notes: Translation of: Jeanne d'Arc par elle-même et par ses témoins.
Includes index.
Description: 287 pages, [23] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Origins and childhood --
Vocation and departure --
Joan before the Dauphin --
Orleans --
The road to Rheims --
From Rheims to Compiègne --
The trial of condemnation --
Death --
Rehabilitation.
Other Titles: Jeanne d'Arc par elle-même et par ses témoins.
Responsibility: Régine Pernoud ; translated from the French by Edward Hyams.

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One feels closer to Joan in these pages than in any modern biographies. Saturday Review This is historical biography as it should be written...The author used the letters, chronicles, and testimony Read more...

 
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