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Joan of Arc: A History

Autor: Castor, Helen

Editorial: HarperCollins Publisher

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Joan of Arc: A History : Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and eventually becomes a saint. But unlike the traditional narrative, a story already shaped by the knowledge of what Joan would become and told in hindsight, Castor's Joan of Arc: A History takes us back to fifteenth century France and tells the story forwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no one knew what would happen next.

Adding complexity, depth, and fresh insight into Joan's life, and placing her actions in the context of the larger political and religious conflicts of fifteenth century France, Joan of Arc: A History is history at its finest and a surprising new portrait of this remarkable woman.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
History & Geography   Ancient
Biografía y Autobiografía   Historical
History & Geography   Military

ISBN 13:9780062384393
ISBN 10:0062384392
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:328
Tamaño:9.40" l x 6.38" w x 1.27" h
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