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I. Some General Considerations
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Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 3 (1974): The Impact of Large Scale Business Enterprise Upon Contract

Some General Considerations: Completed in November 1973

Lawrence M. Friedman, Steward Macaulay, Manfred Rehbinder

Lawrence M. Friedman1

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Lawrence M. Friedman, “I. Some General Considerations”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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