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  • © 1990

Basic English Law

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Part of the book series: Macmillan Law Masters (MLM)

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix
  2. Preliminary Matters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Historical Background

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      Pages 3-8
    3. Sources of Law

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      Pages 9-22
    4. The System of Courts

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      Pages 23-40
    5. Basic Legal Concepts

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      Pages 41-50
  3. Branches of Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51
    2. Criminal Law

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      Pages 53-63
    3. The Law of Torts

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      Pages 64-75
    4. The Tort of Negligence

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      Pages 76-91
    5. The Law of Real Property

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      Pages 92-104
    6. Company Law

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      Pages 105-120
  4. Contracts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121
    2. Contractual Rights and Obligations

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      Pages 123-146
    3. The Authenticity of Agreement

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      Pages 147-159
    4. Contractual Validity

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      Pages 160-173
    5. Breach of Contract and Discharge

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      Pages 174-189
  5. Commercial Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191
    2. Agency

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      Pages 193-201
    3. Partnership

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      Pages 202-210

About this book

Basic English Law is a vital introduction to the general principles of English law for all students of law, business studies or other subjects where a knowledge of the law is required. It will also offers a useful up-to-date reference for practitioners in this area.

Keywords

  • commercial law
  • company law
  • English
  • law

Authors and Affiliations

  • City of London Polytechnic, UK

    W. T. Major

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