Joan of Arc

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History Today
Vol. 8, no. 9 (September 1958), p. 628-633

Note

Medical explanations of human character and conduct are by themselves (as William James pointed out) usually "destructive and insufficient." It seems highly possible that Joan of Arc suffered from tuberculosis. But this analysis of her medical background does nothing to lesson our admiration for her heroic and inspired life