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Introduction to comparative law

Author: Konrad Zweigert; Hein Kötz
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd rev. edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the nature of Comparative Law, its functions, aims, methods and history. This book surveys the main features of the major legal families of the world. It also provides a model of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Konrad Zweigert; Hein Kötz
ISBN: 0198268602 9780198268604 0198268599 9780198268598
OCLC Number: 39538975
Description: xxvi, 714 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I --
A. General Considerations --
1. The Concept of Comparative Law --
2. The Functions and Aims of Comparative Law --
3. The Method of Comparative Law --
4. The History of Comparative Law --
B. The Legal Families of the World --
5. The Style of Legal Families --
I. The Romanistic Legal Family --
6. The History of French Law --
7. The Spirit and Essential Features of the Code Civil --
8. The Reception of the Code Civil --
9. Courts and Lawyers in France and Italy --
II. The Germanic Legal Family --
10. The History of German Law --
11. The German Civil Code --
12. The General Civil Code of Austria --
13. The Swiss Civil Code --
III. The Anglo-American Legal Family --
14. The Development of the English Common Law --
15. Courts and Lawyers in England --
16. The Spread of the Common Law Throughout the World --
17. The Law of the United States of America --
18. Law-Finding and Procedure in Common Law and Civil Law --
IV. The Nordic Legal Family --
19. Scandinavian Law, Past and Present --
V. Law in the Far East --
20. Chinese Law --
21. Japanese Law --
VI. Religious Legal Systems --
22. Islamic Law --
23. Hindu Law. PART II --
A. Contract --
I. The Formation of Contracts --
24. Juristic Act, Contract, and General Conditions of Business --
25. Contractual Capacity --
26. Offer and Acceptance --
27. Illegality and Immorality --
28. Indicia of Seriousness --
29. The Construction of Contracts --
30. Mistake, Deceit, and Duress --
31. Representation --
32. Assignment --
33. Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties --
II. The Performance of Contracts --
34. Claims to Performance and Their Enforcement --
35. Breach of Contract --
36. The Effect of Supervening Events --
B. Unjustified Enrichment --
37. Unjustified Enrichment in General --
38. Unjustified Enrichment Specific Topics --
C. Tort --
39. Tort in General --
40. Liability for others --
41. Strict Liability --
42. Invasions of the Right of Personality.
Other Titles: Einführung in die Rechtsvergleichung auf dem Gebiete des Privatrechts.
Responsibility: by Konrad Zweigert and Hein Kötz ; translated from the German by Tony Weir.
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