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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Core Text: The Law of Contract 7th ed isbn 9780198748816

Core Text: The Law of Contract 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780199686933
New Edition ISBN: 9780198748816
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199644803
Published: April 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing an invaluable and reliable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law.

The Law of Contract provides you with a clear, straightforward, and comprehensive account of the core principles of contract law to give you a sound understanding of the subject. Written by Janet O'Sullivan, Director of Studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge, and Jonathan Hilliard, barrister at Wilberforce Chambers, this text covers all the key topics on LLB and GDL courses and introduces you to current debates in the field.

The authors break down complex problems into manageable steps and self-test questions are provided at the end of each chapter to help you reinforce your learning and aid revision. You can find answer guidance to these questions as well as additional support for your studies, including author podcasts discussing key cases, additional chapters, and web links on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.

Contract Law
1. General themes and issues
2. Offer and acceptance I: General principles
3. Offer and acceptance II: Three applications of the general principles
4. Certainty
5. Contracts which fail to materialise
6. Consideration and estoppel
7. Privity
8. Terms of the contract: I
9. Terms of the contract II: Exemption clauses and unfair terms
10. Misrepresentation and non-disclosure
11. Duress
12. Undue influence
13. Unconscionable bargains
14. Common mistake
15. Frustration
16. Charge of a contract for breach
17. Remedies I: Compensatory damages
18. Remedies II: Specific remedies
19. Remedies III: Other non-compensatory remedies, online Incapacity, online Illegality and public policy