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[Xmca-l] Re: Help? Vygotsky train ride


I just realized that Vygotsky's trip to London was in June 1925, but
the General Strike was not until May 1926.  But Vygotsky was
travelling to London during the anti-communist hysteria generated
around the Daily Mail's forged "Zinoviev Letter". Maybe that's why
they didn't want him to present his paper. It does include some pretty
rousing revolutionary stuff!

David Kellogg
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

On 1 October 2014 05:25, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was trying to find an XMCA post that mentioned a train ride that Vygotsky
> was taking on his way to London and was writing a letter to his wife (yes,
> I know that a boat would have to be involved at some point if he wanted to
> get to London...).
> I searched the archives for the usual words but couldn't find it.
> Does anyone remember this conversation? Or, does anyone know about the
> letters that V would have written?
> -greg
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