Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: Lucent Books, Inc.; Hardcover
Ages: Young Adult
The Famous Trials Series
The Famous Trials series covers the most important trials throughout history. From the trial of Socrates in Ancient Greece to the trial of O.J. Simpson today, each book deals with the most pivotal and memorable aspects of each case. Every book also addresses the issue of why the particular trial remains memorable: Did laws change as a result of the trial? Did the trial have long lasting social or economic consequences? In addition, lively and relevant sidebars discuss pertinent and interesting information related to the trial.
Describes the 1431 trial of Joan of Arc, along with biographical information and facts about the political and social forces that led to her being burned at the stake as a witch.
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