Contract law: Rules, theory, and context

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To gain a deep understanding of contract law, one needs to master not only the rules and principles of the field, but also its underlying theory and justification, and its long and intricate history. This book offers an accessible introduction to all aspects of American contract law, useful to both first-year law students and advanced contract scholars. The book is grounded on up-to-date scholarship and contains detailed references to cases, statutes, Restatements, and international legal principles. The book takes the reader from contract formation through interpretation and remedies, considering both the practical and theoretical aspects throughout. Each chapter also includes helpful lists of suggested further reading.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages202
ISBN (Electronic)9781139024877
ISBN (Print)9780521850469
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

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© Brian H. Bix 2012.


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