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Joan of Arc: La Pucelle
by Craig Taylor
This important book offers a collection of documents on the historical figure Joan of Arc, who at the age of seventeen united France against England and at nineteen was put on trial and subsequently burned at the stake. Also known as La Pucelle, she is a figure well documented in literature, history and in popular culture. Nevertheless, this book will be the first to put m ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Manchester University Press
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Apr 15, 2016 Mary Bronson rated it liked it
I thought this book was interesting. Joan has always been one of those women in history that I have always admire. This book is full of letters, poems, and court records of Joan and why she was burned at the stake. I was surprised to read that she had so many supporters. I wish the book had a little bit more flow and not be so random and if there was a better way to identify where the author's comment ended and the primary source begins. Other than that I like the read even if it was for a class ...more