Books | UK Encyclopedia of Law     Just another Lawiorguk site
What do you need to know about law? Search in more than 1.500.000 entries

A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit

A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD1602

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): A. W. Brian Simpson
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1975
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

Xlv, 646 pages ; 22 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

Research References

  • Providing references to further research sources: Search

More Options

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Responsable Person: by A.W.B. Simpson.
  • Publication Date: 1975
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 31 editions
  • First edition Date: 1975
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD1602
  • Dewey Code: 346.420209
  • ISBN: 0198253273 9780198253273
  • OCLC: 2709984

Summary Note

This book, which takes the history up to 1677 (the date of the Statute of Frauds), forms the first part of the history of contract law, and is written primarily from a doctrinal standpoint.

Structured Subjects (Headings):

Unstructured Subjects (Headings):



Law is our Passion


This entry about A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit entry. Please note this CC BY licence applies to some textual content of A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit, and that some images and other textual or non-textual elements may be covered by special copyright arrangements. For guidance on citing A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit (giving attribution as required by the CC BY licence), please see below our recommendation of "Cite this Entry".

Cite this entry

Legal Citations Generator

(2016, 05). A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit books.lawi.org.uk Retrieved 12, 2021, from https://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/

05 2016. 12 2021 <https://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/>

"A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit" books.lawi.org.uk. books.lawi.org.uk, 05 2016. Web. 12 2021. <https://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/>

"A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit" books.lawi.org.uk. 05, 2016. Accesed 12 2021. https://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/

Enrico Steden, 'A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit' (books.lawi.org.uk 2016) <https://books.lawi.org.uk/a-history-of-the-common-law-of-contract-the-rise-of-the-action-of-assumpsit/> accesed 2021 December 9

Usage Metrics

349 Views. 272 Visitors.

Google Scholar: Search for A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit Related Content

 

Schema Summary

  • Article Name: A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit
  • Author: Enrico Steden
  • Description: A history of the common law of contract : the rise of the action of assumpsit Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > [...]

This entry was last updated: May 22, 2016

A. W. Brian Simpson


Actions and defenses


Breach of contract

Recent Comments