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I. Traditional Contract Law in Japan and China
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Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 6 (1992): Contract in the Far East – China and Japan

Traditional Contract Law in Japan and China: Completed March 1992

Dan Fenno Henderson, Preston M. Torbert, Xie Huaishi

D. F. Henderson and P. M. Torbert1

A. Introduction

1. Common tradition of China and Japan. – In traditional China and Japan written agreements were used extensively in commercial transactions and in social relations. These were …

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Dan Fenno Henderson and Preston M. Torbert, “I. Traditional Contract Law in Japan and China”, 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 28 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_070601>
First published online: 2018



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