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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
The Modern Law of Contract 12th ed isbn 9781138230132

The Modern Law of Contract 11th ed

ISBN13: 9781138015821
New Edition ISBN: 9781138230132
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780415630955
Published: April 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99

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The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical introductory textbook, written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years teaching and examining experience.

Offering a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses, this eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated and presents learning features that will help students to:

  • Understand and remember core topics: boxed chapter summaries offer a useful checklist for students, while illustrative diagrams help to clarify difficult concepts
  • Identify important cases and assess their relevance: ‘Key Case’?features highlight and contextualise the most significant cases
  • Reflect on how contract law operates in context: highlighted ‘For Thought’?features ask students to consider ‘what if’?scenarios, while ‘In Focus’?features offer critical commentary on the law
  • Consolidate learning and prepare for assessment: the book’s Companion Website presents chapter-by-chapter Multiple-Choice Questions; a Flashcard glossary; contract law skills advice; PowerPoint slides of the diagrams within the book; and sample essay questions.
Clearly written and easy to use, The Modern Law of Contract enables undergraduate students of contract law to fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this fundamental area.

Contract Law
2. Forming the Agreement
3. Consideration and Other Tests of Enforceability
4. Intention to Create Legal Relations
5. Privity
6. The Contents of the Contract
7. Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability
8. Misrepresentation
9. Mistake
10. Duress
11. Undue Influence
12. Illegality and Public Policy
13. Frustration
14. Discharge by Performance or Breach
15. Remedies and Restitution