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Joan of Arc The Warrior Saint by Stephen W. Richey

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English


  • Historical - General,
  • Medieval,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1412-1431,
  • Biography,
  • Christian saints,
  • France,
  • Joan,,
  • Military leadership,
  • of Arc, Saint,,
  • Military

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9734054M
ISBN 100275981037
ISBN 109780275981037

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