Anton Yasnitsky and René van der Veer (eds.): Revisionist revolution in Vygotsky studies

  title={Anton Yasnitsky and Ren{\'e} van der Veer (eds.): Revisionist revolution in Vygotsky studies},
  author={Andrey D. Maidansky},
  journal={Studies in East European Thought},
  • A. Maidansky
  • Published 1 March 2020
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  • Studies in East European Thought
The authors of the volume under review proclaimed a “revisionist revolution” in Vygotsky studies. With the exception of the two chapters by Ekaterina Zavershneva, everything else in the book is written by Anton Yasnitsky—solo or in collaboration with René van der Veer, Eli Lamdan and Jennifer Fraser. It is demonstrated how the “Vygotsky cult” took shape and eventually spread throughout the world, and how the “myths” and “dogmas” of that cult are later subjected to deconstruction. The editors… 
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