This book examines the planning and implementation of one of the first programs of national transformation, the Nicaraguan National Literacy Crusade, an educational effort directly involving almost one-fourth of the country's population.
1. A Twentieth-Century Challenge 2. The Campaign: Context, Purpose, and Goals 3. Organization: From Foundation to Operation 4. Materials and Methods 5. Training 6. The Campaign in Operation 7. Conclusions and Appraisal