Unconventional Resources for Literacy: Rum and Loaded Muskets for Inmates at a Patriotic Celebration

Linton, John
June 2001
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2001, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p46
Academic Journal
Reports on allowing the prison inmates at Norfolk Island to celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria by the warden Alexander Maconochie. Innovations in Maconochie's literacy programs; Picnic feast and rum toast for convicts; Exposure of inmates to temptation and removal of resentment towards native land.


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