The Resource Calculating promises : the emergence of modern American contract doctrine, Roy Kreitner, (electronic resource)

Calculating promises : the emergence of modern American contract doctrine, Roy Kreitner, (electronic resource)

Label
Calculating promises : the emergence of modern American contract doctrine
Title
Calculating promises
Title remainder
the emergence of modern American contract doctrine
Statement of responsibility
Roy Kreitner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Presents the history of American contract law around the turn of the twentieth century. This book details shifts in our conception of contract by juxtaposing scholarly accounts of contract with case law, and shows how the cases exhibit conflicts for which scholarship offers just one of many possible answers
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Kreitner, Roy
Dewey number
346.7302
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF801
LC item number
.K74 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Contracts
  • Promise (Law)
Label
Calculating promises : the emergence of modern American contract doctrine, Roy Kreitner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. I. Gifts and promises revisited. The revolution in consideration doctrine ; The gift from beyond the grave: case law ; Responding to revolution: moving gifts and consideration through the twentieth century ; Speculating on gifts and promises -- pt. II. Speculations of contract. Distinguished gambles: the struggle to separate speculation and insurance from gambling ; "Contracts" for "futures": Commercial speculation and the gambling stigma ; Wagering in lives: the life insurance speculators ; Acquistive individuality vs. communal efficiency: conflicting policies and the love-hate relationship with risk -- pt. III. The narratives of incomplete contracts. Framing incomplete contracts ; The use and abuse of historical narrative: debates over incomplete contracts ; Evaluating the frame of incompleteness discourse
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 242 p. )
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435608887
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000480339
  • (dli)HEB09034
  • (SSID)ssj0000116779
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11141724
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000116779
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  • (PQKB)11394969
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3037570
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000480339
Label
Calculating promises : the emergence of modern American contract doctrine, Roy Kreitner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. I. Gifts and promises revisited. The revolution in consideration doctrine ; The gift from beyond the grave: case law ; Responding to revolution: moving gifts and consideration through the twentieth century ; Speculating on gifts and promises -- pt. II. Speculations of contract. Distinguished gambles: the struggle to separate speculation and insurance from gambling ; "Contracts" for "futures": Commercial speculation and the gambling stigma ; Wagering in lives: the life insurance speculators ; Acquistive individuality vs. communal efficiency: conflicting policies and the love-hate relationship with risk -- pt. III. The narratives of incomplete contracts. Framing incomplete contracts ; The use and abuse of historical narrative: debates over incomplete contracts ; Evaluating the frame of incompleteness discourse
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 242 p. )
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435608887
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000480339
  • (dli)HEB09034
  • (SSID)ssj0000116779
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11141724
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000116779
  • (PQKBWorkID)10036022
  • (PQKB)11394969
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000127837
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3037570
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000480339

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