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Pernoud, Régine 1909-1998

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Most widely held works by Régine Pernoud
Joan of Arc : by herself and her witnesses by Régine Pernoud( Book )

76 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in French and English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Sunday, May 8, 1429, the English raised the year-long siege of Orleans. How had this come about? Everyone was attributing the victory to the "Maid bearing a banner" as set down on May 10, in the registers of the Parliament of Paris by parliamentary clerk Clement de Fauquembergue. Who was she? Whence came she? What had been her life and exploits? To these questions, asked by her contemporaries as well as by us and to whom true answers were even more important, let the historic documents themselves make answer
Joan of Arc : her story by Régine Pernoud( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peasant girl who led an army against the English and placed Charles VII on the French throne has inspired countless books since her death at age 19. While others have claimed Joan the Maid (as she called herself) for every cause from feminism to working-class radicalism, this meticulous volume by two French scholars sticks close to the known facts. The authors make extensive use of contemporary documents that bring to life the turbulent political scene in which Joan operated as well as her forceful personality. Joan followed the directives of voices she believed were sent to her by God; her deep piety, self-assurance, decisiveness, and shrewd intelligence radiate from her letters and from her responses to hostile questioning at the rigged trial that resulted in her being burned alive as a heretic in 1431. General readers may be intimidated at first by a detailed narrative studded with lengthy quotations, but those who persevere will discover a story all the more moving because it is not manipulated to make a modern-day point. This English translation updates the 1986 French volume's bibliography, supplements the biographies in part 2 with sketches of historical figures less familiar outside of France, and generally makes the book more accessible for English-language readers. --Wendy Smith
Eleanor of Aquitaine by Régine Pernoud( Book )

105 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regine Pernoud may have written the best modern historical biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine. Pernoud was born at Chateau Chinon, which Eleanor and Henry II knew well. The castle at Chinon served as a treasury for Henry, who died there, and for the couple's son, Richard the Lionheart
Heloise and Abelard by Régine Pernoud( Book )

67 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the course of their relationship from the correspondence that passed between them
Women in the days of cathedrals by Régine Pernoud( Book )

102 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book addresses many questions about the status of women in the Middle Ages and presents surprising answers. Readers learn that the most ancient treatise on education in France was written by a woman; and medicine was practiced regularly by women in the thirteenth century; that in the twelfth century the Order of Fontevraud gathered both monks and religious sisters under the authority of an abbess. This is a systematic study that provides a multitude of concrete examples. No aspect of feminine activity in the medieval period is neglected: administration of property, professions and commerce, intellectual life, politics, writers, educators, sovereigns, and those who enlivened the royal courts. Moreover, the author draws from the history of law and the history of events and social customs to sketch an outline of the evolution of the societal influence of women, from the freedoms and autonomy they acquired, to the decline of their public influence. This study sheds much light on the feudal and medieval periods which have so often, and mistakenly, been called a 'dark' age for women
The Crusades by Régine Pernoud( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the Crusades through primary source materials, including letters and chronicles
Blanche of Castile by Régine Pernoud( Book )

49 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of France and very nearly of England, Blanche of Castile was a beautiful, fascinating woman and a wise and able ruler whose personality and political power dominated Western Europe in the first half of the thirteenth century. She was the granddaughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and the mother of France's only canonized king, Louis IX, and it was her efforts that led to the great victory over England at the Battle of Bouvines. Her husband, Louis VIII died after three years on the throne, leaving Blanche as regent during her sons minority from 1226 until 1234. Due to her shrewd combination of diplomacy, beating her enemies to the punch, and her influence on Louis IX, kept a whole France for him to inherit on her death
The glory of the medieval world by Régine Pernoud( Book )

66 editions published between 1944 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une incursion dans une période trop souvent décriée, que Régine Pernoud réhabilite ici en en dévoilant toute la richesse. Il est intéressant de noter que pour cette historienne, cette tranche d'histoire représente "la grande époque de la femme."
Those terrible Middle Ages : debunking the myths by Régine Pernoud( Book )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she examines the many misconceptions about the "Middle Ages", the renowned French historian, Regine Pernoud, gives the reader a refreshingly original perspective on many subjects, both historical (from the Inquisition and witchcraft trials to a comparison of Gothic and Renaissance creative inspiration) as well as eminently modern (from law and the place of women in society to the importance of history and tradition). Here are fascinating insights, based on Pernoud's sound knowledge and extensive experience as an archivist at the French National Archives. The book will be provocative for the general readers as well as a helpful resource for teachers
Joan of Arc by Régine Pernoud( Book )

88 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to document the facts from contemporary sources, of the life, trial, condemnation and death of the Maid of Orleans
The retrial of Joan of Arc; the evidence at the trial for her rehabilitation, 1450-1456 by Régine Pernoud( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first English language book about the retrial of Joan of Arc: and clearly the best, based firmly on the testimonies given at the retrial. Written by the renowned French historian, Regine Pernoud, it uses extensive excerpts from the people who actually knew Joan, bringing to life this great woman and her powerful story. The whole tremendous and fascinating historical story is told here by her childhood playmates and relatives, her royal and noble friends, her confessor, her valet, her squires and heralds, and her fellow soldiers. Included also are excerpts from some of her enemies: their presence here lends even a more powerful authenticity to her story than if we had only heard from her friends and supporters. As we follow Pernoud through her remarkably clear, detailed tracing of this history told by living tongues, weaving the testimonies together, we begin to share with her the experience of those men who were making the investigation of Joan. Pernoud's method is direct and knowledgeable, and dedicated to the discovery and presentation of the mystical truth."--Publisher's website
The crusaders by Régine Pernoud( Book )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and French and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades represent one of the peaks of achievement of the medieval world, for they are an exploit unique in its kind, being neither migration nor colonization, but a movement of volunteers who came from all races of Europe, independent alike of regular resources and of centralized authority. This amazing spectacle--and conjecture about the men who took part--animates this examination of the Crusades through a better understanding of the men who lived through them. What were their modes of life, the outlook, their customs, their mentality? How did they solve their material problems of equipment, provisioning, tactics? What was it that stirred them to action, to battle, to love?
Les Templiers : chevaliers du christ by Régine Pernoud( Book )

74 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Templiers sont dispersés dans plusieurs provinces de Terre sainte, mais également dans toute l'Europe. Ce sont à la fois des architectes novateurs et des cultivateurs avisés. Parallèlement, leur action militaire est également très importante en Palestine
Hildegard of Bingen : inspired conscience of the twelfth century by Régine Pernoud( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Benedictine cloistered nun visited by visions expressed in the beautiful illuminated manuscripts reproduced in this volume, the founder of a religious community, a musician and composer whose works have been rediscovered in our own time and are now enjoying a tremendous popularity, a writer and poet, a naturalist and healer, and a preacher and adviser to the Pope and his Bishops, Hildegard is essential to our understanding of the twelfth century. Medieval historian Regine Pernoud draws on Hildegard's work and on her correspondence with saints, popes, emperors, and commoners to create a portrait of a woman that Matthew Fox has called "one of the greatest artists and intellectuals the world has ever seen."
Histoire de la bourgeoisie en France by Régine Pernoud( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Régine Pernoud rassemble dans deux importants volumes, l'un consacré au moyen âge, l'autre aux temps modernes, une documentation considérable--livres, thèses, monographies, articles--afin de décrire la formation, la nature et le rôle de la bourgeoisie en France. Ce bilan historique, au cours duquel l'auteur a constamment cherché à dégager les tendances dominantes et déterminantes de la constitution d'une «culture bourgeoise», est confronté aux études philosophiques et sociologiques déjà existantes sur la bourgeoisie. Il était difficile dans les limites de cet ouvrage de faire apparaître nettement, et d'une façon satisfaisante pour le sociologue, le modèle culturel de la bourgeoisie, à la fois mobile idéologique et conséquence de son histoire. - N. Tricot
Christine de Pisan by Régine Pernoud( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Personnage attachant que celui--encore méconnu--de Christine de Pisan : à travers ses écrits, en vers et en prose, la fille de l'astrologue-astronome de Charles V née en 1365, n'hésite pas à revendiquer sa condition de femme; elle est sans doute "la première féministe" avant la lettre."--Description de l'éditeur
Les origines de la bourgeoisie by Régine Pernoud( Book )

46 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Kreuzzüge in Augenzeugenberichten by Régine Pernoud( Book )

54 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Gaulois by Régine Pernoud( Book )

27 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publiée originellement chez le même éditeur dans la collection de poche ##Le temps qui court##, en 1957, cette étude a été entièrement revue et mise à jour pour la présente édition en album grand format abondamment illustré en noir et en couleurs. Régine Pernoud y brosse le tableau du monde gaulois avant Jules César et pendant la période gallo-romaine en faisant son miel de l'information apportée par les découvertes archéologiques particulièrement abondantes des vingt dernières années. L'illustration fait aussi état de l'apport archéologique nouveau fourni par les techniques de la photographie aérienne
In the steps of the crusaders by Frédérique Duran( Book )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Joan of Arc : her story Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc : her storyWomen in the days of cathedralsThose terrible Middle Ages : debunking the mythsJoan of ArcThe retrial of Joan of Arc; the evidence at the trial for her rehabilitation, 1450-1456The crusadersHildegard of Bingen : inspired conscience of the twelfth century
Alternative Names
Pernoud Régine

Pernoud, Régine 1909-

Pernu, Rezhin

Régine Pernoud archiviste et historienne française

Régine Pernoud francuska historyczka

Régine Pernoud Frans mediëviste (1909-1998)

Régine Pernoud französische Historikerin

Régine Pernoud French archivist and historian

Régine Pernoud French historian

Régine Pernoud historiadora francesa

Regine Pernoud historiane franceze

Régine Pernoud storica francese

Régine Pernoudová

Перну Р.

Перну, Режин

Перну, Режин 1909-1998

Режін Перну

برنود، ريجين، 1909-1998

ريجين برنو، 1909-1998

ペルヌー, レジーヌ