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The Province of the Law of Tort

ISBN13: 9781107635586
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £25.99

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Originally published in 1931, this book is comprised of the content of a series of lectures delivered in the University of Calcutta during 1930.

The text traces the relationship between tortious obligation and other regions of the law, suggesting that the Common Law gains greatly in effectiveness by the absence of clearly marked barriers on the boundary of any one of the subjects analysed. Indices of statutes and cases are also included.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in tort law and legal history.

Legal History, Tort Law
Index of statutes
Index of cases
1. Definition of tort. General remarks
2. General historical outline
3. Tort defined
4. Tort and contract
5. Tort and bailment
6. Tort and breach of trust
7. Tort and quasi-contract
8. Tort and crime
9. Tort and the law of property
10. Tort and quasi-delict
11. Statutes of limitations and judgment
12. Other definitions of tort
General index.