Anson's Law of Contract

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A new edition of this comprehensive introductory textbook on the English Law of Contract. The book has been fully updated and completely reset. It retains its clear exposition of the basic principles and structure of the law of contract.

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Contents

TABLE OF CASES
xvii
TABLE OF STATUTES
xlv
SOME ABBREVIATIONS USED IN REFERENCE
liii
THE HISTORY OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS
7
THE AGREEMENT 2163
21
THE ACCEPTANCE
32
TERMINATION OF THE OFFER
45
INCOMPLETE AGREEMENTS
54
SEVERANCE
353
PART III
361
THE IMPOSITION OF CONTRACTUAL LIABILITIES
381
NEGOTIABILITY 390416
390
ASSIGNMENT BY ACT OF THE PARTIES
404
ASSIGNMENT OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS
414
DISCHARGE BY AGREEMENT 428439
428
DISCHARGE BY FRUSTRATION 440466
440

INTENTION TO CREATE LEGAL RELATIONS
60
CONTRACTS FOR WHICH WRITING IS REQUIRED
66
CONSIDERATION
78
THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT 110176
110
IMPLIED TERMS
125
THE CONSTRUCTION OF TERMS
135
PART II
177
MINORS
183
CORPORATIONS AND UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS
203
MISREPRESENTATION 209239
209
DURESS AND UNDUE INFLUENCE 240251
240
MISTAKE 252291
252
ILLEGALITY 292360
292
ILLEGALITY AT COMMON LAW
307
THE EFFECT OF ILLEGALITY
339
DISCHARGE BY BREACH 467484
467
DISCHARGE BY OPERATION
485
CONTRACT 491526
491
LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
523
CREATION OF AGENCY 529542
529
EFFECT OF AGENCY 543561
543
THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE PRINCIPAL
549
THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE AGENT
557
By Operation of Law
563
RESTITUTION 571607
571
BENEFITS RECEIVED BY THE DEFENDANT BY
578
BENEFITS RECEIVED BY THE DEFENDANT OTHER
600
APPENDIX A FORM OF CHARTERPARTY
611
INDEX
617

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