Contracts / Edition 9

Contracts / Edition 9

by John P. Dawson, William Burnett Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1599411504

ISBN-13: 9781599411507

Pub. Date: 03/20/2008

Publisher: West Academic

With the appearance of the Ninth Edition, this book begins its forty-ninth year. Throughout its long history, this casebook has relied on classic cases to capture the fundamental principles of contract law, and this edition reinforces this tradition.This new edition preserves and builds upon the book’s distinctive character, especially its use of canonical cases…  See more details below

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With the appearance of the Ninth Edition, this book begins its forty-ninth year. Throughout its long history, this casebook has relied on classic cases to capture the fundamental principles of contract law, and this edition reinforces this tradition.This new edition preserves and builds upon the book’s distinctive character, especially its use of canonical cases, its sensitivity to the history and evolution of doctrine, and its close attention to the legal consequences of breach. As before, this edition eschews any distinctive take on the law of contracts and thus allows each teacher using the book a broad range of choice on what to bring in to channel or expand classroom discussion.The most visible alteration in this edition is a restructuring and reordering of some material both to underscore basic themes and put in clearer perspective the developments of the twentieth century.An effort has been made to deal with the “coverage” problem in an increasingly cro

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599411507
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1006
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.00(d)

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