From The True Blue Crocodile Hunter To The Blue Humour Of Stiffy And Mo, From The Beaconsfield Miners To The Sentimental Bloke, Australia Has Often Been Said To Possess A Larrikin Streak Today, Being A Larrikin Has Positive Connotations And We Think Of It As The Key To Unlocking The Australian Identity A Bloke Who Refuses To Stand On Ceremony And Is A Bit Of Scally Wag When It First Emerged Around 1870, However, Larrikin Was A Term Of Abuse, Used To Describe Teenage, Working Class Hell Raisers Who Populated Dance Halls And Cheap Theatres Crucially, The Early Larrikins Were Female As Well As Male Larrikins A History Takes A Trip Through The Street Based Youth Subculture Known As Larrikinism Between 1870 And 1920 Swerving Through The Streets Of Brisbane, Melbourne And Sydney, It Offers A Glimpse Into The Lives Of Australia S First Larrikins, Including Bare Knuckle Fighting, Football Barracking, And Knicker Flashing Teenage Girls Along The Way, It Reveals Much That Is Unexpected About The Development Of Australia S Larrikin Streak To Present Fascinating Historical Perspectives On Hot Youth Issues Today, Including Gang Violence, Racist Riots, And Raunch Culture Among Adolescent Girls.
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- 442 pages
- Larrikins (Large Print 16pt)
- Melissa Bellanta
- 21 March 2017 Melissa Bellanta