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The History of the Doctrine of Consideration in English Law

ISBN13: 9781316626214
Published: October 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1892)
Price: £21.99

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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.

Contract Law, 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.