Why are Americans like that?: A Guide to American Sayings and Culture

Stan Nussbaum (Author) Kathleen Webb (Illustrator)
Available

Product Details

Price
$6.00
Publisher
Enculturation Book
Publish Date
June 01, 2013
Pages
114
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.24 inches | 0.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780976914686

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Dr. Stan Nussbaum has been involved in cultural and religious research and training since 1977. Besides living in Lesotho (southern Africa) and England for seven years each, he has taught in many countries such as India, Korea, Malaysia, Nigeria, Uganda, Lithuania, Egypt, and Peru. He has long held a special interest in proverbs as windows into a culture. He initiated and coordinated the African Proverbs Project, a four year pan-African project funded by a research grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts. Americans have a proverb, "Will it play in Peoria?" It means, "Will ordinary Americans like it?" Peoria is a small city in central Illinois, which is in the Midwest, and its people are considered typical of Americans. The author grew up seven miles from Peoria in the small town of Morton, where he returned in 2006 to take care of aging parents. He and his wife Lorri have two children and four grand-children, including the two to whom this book is dedicated.