The authorities on all things bogan and authors of THINGS BOGANS LIKE are back with an historical, sociological, geographic and cultural study that traces bogan culture back to society's very foundation. Identifying prototypical and stereotypical bogans through time, they examine the bogan of the 19th century and their pre-war descendants, before moving onto the speciman often considered the quintessential bogan, identified by a love of '80s metal, flannelette and Victoria Bitter. They then track the bogan's leap into the 21st century - where they can be seen across the country, clad in garish garb, holding their nationalism close to their chest, and slavishly following every celebrity trend. BOGANOMICS is an important book for all Australians as understanding is the bridge to unity. Read this book to broaden your knowlege ... or to laugh ... a lot.... a Sunbeam bread maker and icecream maker, a cupboard full of Handy Ultra paper towel, every cookbook Gary and ... But just like it refuses to follow an instruction manual when assembling its new IKEA bookcase, the bogan ignores theanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-10-25|