Up from the Projects: An Autobiography (Hoover Institution Press Publication #600) (Hardcover)

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Nationally syndicated columnist and prolific author Walter E. Williams recalls some of the highlights and turning points of his life. From his lower middle class beginnings in a mixed but predominantly black neighborhood in West Philadelphia to his department chair at George Mason University, Williams tells an “only in America” story of a life of achievement.

About the Author


 Walter E. Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and chairman of the economics department at George Mason University and a nationally syndicated columnist. Williams is the author of several books and more than sixty articles which have appeared in scholarly journals such as Economic Inquiry, American Economic Review, and Social Science Quarterly and popular publications such as Reader's Digest, Regulation, Policy Review, and Newsweek.

Praise For…


"When I finished reading Up from the Projects, I wished it had been a longer book. But it got the job done—and its insights are much needed today."
--Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution



Product Details
ISBN: 9780817912543
ISBN-10: 0817912541
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2010
Pages: 150
Language: English
Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
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