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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
JC Smith's The Law of Contract 2nd ed isbn 9780198807810

JC Smith's The Law of Contract

ISBN13: 9780198733539
New Edition ISBN: 9780198807810
Previous Edition ISBN: 042178170X
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This textbook is a clear and straightforward introduction to contract law combining focussed case coverage with incisive analysis. Based on the seminal work by Sir Professor JC Smith, it has been fully modernized by prize-winning author Paul S. Davies.

It is the ideal text for students approaching this subject for the first time, and covers all key topics which students need to study.

With a strong focus on cases, JC Smith's The Law of Contract guides the reader through the intricacies of contract law with expert analysis ensuring key points are clear. The structure of the text assists students prepare for assignments and exams through the problem and essay based questions at the end of each chapter, further reading suggestions, and chapters that are easy to navigate.

All this combined with the features on the accompanying Online Resource Centre provides students with the complete package they need to excel on contract law courses.

Contract Law
1: Introduction: contractual rights and duties
2: Objectivity in contract law
3: Formation of bilateral contracts
4: Formation of unilateral contracts
5: Contract as an agreement
6: Identity of offeror and offeree
7: Consideration and promissory estoppel
8: Intention to create legal relations
9: Contracts requiring writing
10: Third parties
11: Identifying the terms of a contract
12: Interpretation
13: Implication
14: Rectification
15: The control of exclusion clauses and unfair terms
16: Misrepresentation
17: Duress
18: Undue influence
19: Unconscionable bargains and good faith
20: Capacity
21: Illegality and restraint of trade
22: Common mistake: contracts void for failure of a basic contractual assumption
23: Frustration: contracts discharged for failure of a basic contractual assumption
24: Conditions, warranties, and innominate terms
25: Anticipatory breach of contract
26: Compensatory damages
27: Agreed remedies
28: Remedies beyond compensatory damages