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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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The History of the Doctrine of Consideration in English Law

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ISBN13: 9781316626214
To be Published: October 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £21.99

Originally published in 1892, this book was formed from the content of the Yorke Prize Essay for 1891. The text was written by the renowned legal scholar and historian of law, Edward Jenks (1861-1939). It presents a comprehensive history of the doctrine of consideration in English law. Notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the doctrine of consideration and legal history.

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Legal History
1. The doctrine of consideration at the present day
2. The period of abridgements
3. The early history of the doctrine
4. Historical summary of the subject.