Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1996.
xvi, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

This monumental work takes up the odd dilemma of cultural psychology. The distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a full and multifaceted account of what the field of cultural psychology is what it has been, and what it can be.