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The Social Mind Construction of the Idea by Jaan Valsiner

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology Of Knowledge,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • General,
  • Intellect--Social aspects,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Discoveries in science,
  • History,
  • Intellect,
  • Inventions,
  • Social aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7747076M
ISBN 100521580366
ISBN 109780521580366

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