The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Contracts by Randy E. BarnettThe Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Contracts by Randy E. Barnett

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Contracts

byRandy E. Barnett

Paperback | May 5, 2010

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Written by the leading expert in the field, The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Contracts provides students with ready access to the basic doctrines of contract law, the story behind their evolution, and the rationales for their continued existence. An engaging book that allows students tograsp the "big picture" of contract law, it is organized around the principle that lies at the heart of contracts: consent. Beginning with the premise of "consent," the book provides a cohesive framework in which to understand the various aspects of contract law.
Randy E. Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at Georgetown University Law Center. He has taught courses on contracts, constitutional law, torts, and cyber law, among other subjects at many prestigious schools, including Harvard and the University of Chicago. Professor Barnett is an expert in the field of contrac...
Title:The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: ContractsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 5.51 × 8.11 × 0.71 inPublished:May 5, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199740186

ISBN - 13:9780199740185

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Table of Contents

1. A Short History of Contact Law2. The Enforcement of Contracts3. Mutual Assent4. Enforceability5. Performance and Breach6. Defenses to Contractual Obligation