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 clinical in strategy. it's also the 1st examine to use this comparative and social medical approach to the GDL.
In this ebook, Zenonas Norkus attracts on nationwide historiographies and applies theories from comparative empire stories regarding historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and students within the idea of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond modifications in nationwide viewpoints. It additionally presents solutions to contested matters within the heritage of the GDL, and raises a variety of new questions, together with even if the Grand Duchy was once an empire or a federation, and why and while it failed.
By adopting this "imperial technique" of contemplating the GDL as an empire, this e-book brings anything new to the examine surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for lecturers and postgraduates of early smooth Lithuania, early glossy japanese Europe, old sociology, and the background of empires.
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