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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 method. it's also the 1st research to use this comparative and social clinical way 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 thought of diplomacy, permitting it to go beyond changes in nationwide viewpoints. It additionally offers solutions to contested matters within the historical past 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 while it failed.



By adopting this "imperial process" of contemplating the GDL as an empire, this ebook brings anything new to the examine surrounding the Grand Duchy and is perfect for teachers and postgraduates of early smooth Lithuania, early glossy jap Europe, old sociology, and the background of empires.

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