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By Zenonas Norkus

An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary examine of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that's historic in topic yet social medical in method. it's also the 1st research to use this comparative and social medical strategy to the GDL.

In this booklet, Zenonas Norkus attracts on nationwide historiographies and applies theories from comparative empire reviews concerning historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and students within the concept of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond variations in nationwide viewpoints. It additionally presents solutions to contested concerns within the background of the GDL, and raises a variety of new questions, together with no matter if the Grand Duchy was once 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 whatever new to the study surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for lecturers and postgraduates of early glossy Lithuania, early smooth jap Europe, ancient sociology, and the historical past of empires.

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