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A historical introduction to the law of obligations

Author: David J Ibbetson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]
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The English law of obligations has developed over most of the last millennium without any major discontinuity. Through this period each generation has built on the law of its predecessors, manipulating it so as to avoid its more inconvenient consequences and adapting it piecemeal to social and economic changes. Sometimes fragments borrowed from other jurisdictions have been incorporated into the fabric of English  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Ibbetson
ISBN: 9780198764113 0198764111
OCLC Number: 642937106
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Oxford Oxford Univ. Press, 2010. online-Ressource.
Description: XLIV, 307 S.
Contents: PROLOGUE: THE PREHISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LAW OF OBLIGATIONS ; I FORM AND SUBSTANCE IN MEDIEVEAL LAW ; 2 THE TRIUMPH OF TRESPASS ON THE CASE ; 3 THE MODERN LAW OF TORT AND CONTRACT ; 4 UNJUST ENRICHMENT
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: D.J. Ibbetson.

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This work traces the history of the English Law of obligations from the twelfth century to the present day. It aims to cut through technicalities and to be comprehensible to readers other than  Read more...

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Review from previous edition A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations is a remarkable book which every lawyer with any interest in the law of obligations should read. * Peter Cane * Read more...

 
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