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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Psychology,
  • (Lev Semenovich),,
  • 1896-1934,
  • History,
  • Psychologists,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Vygotskiæi, L. S.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Lloyd (Editor), Charles Fernyhough (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10186845M
ISBN 100415111536
ISBN 109780415111539

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