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II. The History of Western Contract Law
(28,286 words)

Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 2 (1997): Contract in Pre-Commercial Societies and in Western History

Completed in January 1995

James Gordley

A. Introduction

20. Non-personalized contract law. – MacNeil has complained that traditionally, our contract law focuses on discrete transactions, ignoring the fact that these transactions are often entered into as part of a larger relationship. He h…

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James Gordley, “II. The History of Western Contract Law”, 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 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_070202>
First published online: 2018



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