Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's law of contract / M.P. Furmston, Bencher of Gray's Inn, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Bristol, Professor of Law, Singapore Management University ; historical introduction, The late A.W.B. Simpson, MA, DCL, JP Charles and Edith Clyne, Professor of Law, University of Michigan.
By: Furmston, M. P.
Contributor(s): Cheshire, G. C. (Geoffrey Chevalier) | Fifoot, C. H. S. (Cecil Herbert Stuart).Material type: TextPublisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; Oxford University Press, Edition: Sixteenth edition.Description: lvi, 831 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199568345 (pbk.); 0199568340.Other title: Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston's law of contract [Cover title] | Law of contract.Subject(s): Contracts -- England | Contracts -- WalesDDC classification: 346.02 Online resources: Table of contents only | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents Historical introduction --
Some factors affecting modern contract law --
The phenomena of agreement --
Intention to create legal relations --
The contents of the contract --
Unenforceable contracts --
Misrepresentation, duress and undue influence --
Contracts rendered void by statute --
Contracts illegal by statute or at common law --
Contracts void at common law on grounds of public policy --
Capacity of parties --
Privity of contract --
Privity of contract under the law of agency --
The voluntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities --
The involuntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities --
Performance and breach --
Discharge by agreement --
Discharge under the doctrine of frustration --
Remedies for breach of contract.
Describing the major principles of the English law of contract, this text represents a source of information and analysis for students studying the law of contract and law of obligations. Each chapter contains numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources.