A Year without Sundays: Images from the Literacy Campaign in Cuba / Un Ano sin Domingos: La Imagen de la Alfabetizacion en Cuba
by Murphy, Catherine and Carlos Torres Cairo (Edited by Esther Perez and produced by Lilian Lombera with an Introduction by Nancy Morejon)
La Habana, Cuba and Valencia, Spain: Ediciones Aurelia & The Literacy Project, 2015. First Edition . Quality Paperback. New. A NEW Oversize Quality Paperback. In sewn binding. First Edition - 2014. A bilingual item; text is in ENGLISH & SPANISH - Una Edicion Bilingue - texto es in ESPANOL & INGLES. This is an absolutely stunning, beautiful book about one of the great, early achievements of the Cuban Revolution; the 1961 Literacy Campaign in which thousands of young people participated as literacy teachers (a majority of whom were women) in a year long national campaign which freed Cuba from illiteracy and set the stage for further achievements in education, science, the arts, and the overall development of Cuban society. Includes numerous archival photographs from the period, accounts from participants, an introductory essay by the great Cuban poet and Campaign participant Nancy Morejon, and a DVD of selected moments from the acclaimed film Maestra by U.S. film maker and co-author Catherine Murphy. This item is IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE.
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