By Zenonas Norkus

An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary examine of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that's old in topic yet social clinical in process. it's also the 1st learn to use this comparative and social clinical solution to the GDL.

In this e-book, Zenonas Norkus attracts on nationwide historiographies and applies theories from comparative empire reviews related to historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and students within the thought of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond ameliorations in nationwide viewpoints. It additionally offers solutions to contested concerns within the historical past of the GDL, and raises a variety of new questions, together with no matter if the Grand Duchy used to be an empire or a federation, and why and whilst it failed.

By adopting this "imperial technique" of contemplating the GDL as an empire, this publication brings whatever new to the learn surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for teachers and postgraduates of early glossy Lithuania, early glossy jap Europe, ancient sociology, and the historical past of empires.

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