By Zenonas Norkus
An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary examine of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that's ancient in topic yet social medical in method. it's also the 1st learn to use this comparative and social medical strategy to the GDL.
In this publication, Zenonas Norkus attracts on nationwide historiographies and applies theories from comparative empire reports related to historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and students within the conception of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond adjustments in nationwide viewpoints. It additionally offers solutions to contested concerns within the heritage of the GDL, and raises a variety of new questions, together with even if the Grand Duchy used to be an empire or a federation, and why and whilst it failed.
By adopting this "imperial method" of contemplating the GDL as an empire, this publication brings anything new to the learn surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for lecturers and postgraduates of early smooth Lithuania, early smooth japanese Europe, historic sociology, and the heritage of empires.
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