by Richard Ebelling

Liberty Fund has posted online as one continuous readable text the three introductions I prepared for the three volumes of the “Selected Writings of Ludwig von Mises,” primarily based on the “lost papers” of Ludwig von Mises that my wife, Anna, and I discovered in a formerly secret KGB archive in Moscow, Russia.

Combined, I believe that these three introductions offer a readable and fairly comprehensive overview of the life, writings, and historical context of Mises’ theoretical writings and practical activities as the economic policy analyst he worked as at the Vienna Chamber of Commerce in the years before and between the two World Wars.

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