An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From by Zenonas Norkus

By Zenonas Norkus

An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary research of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that's ancient in topic yet social medical in procedure. it's also the 1st learn to use this comparative and social clinical approach to the GDL.

In this e-book, Zenonas Norkus attracts on nationwide historiographies and applies theories from comparative empire experiences concerning historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and students within the concept of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond adjustments 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 was once an empire or a federation, and why and while it failed.

By adopting this "imperial strategy" of contemplating the GDL as an empire, this booklet brings whatever new to the study surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for teachers and postgraduates of early sleek Lithuania, early sleek jap Europe, old sociology, and the heritage of empires.

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