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Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History


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Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition 1: Tenure: services and incidents 2: Actions concerning land 3: Family interests and settlements at common law 4: Uses, wills, and trusts 5: Executory interests under the Statute of Uses 6: The term of years 7: Copyhold 8: Debt 9: Detinue 10: Covenant 11: Account 12: Trespass 13: Trespass on the case 14: Assumpsit for misfeasance 15: Assumpsit for nonfeasance 16: Assumpsit in lieu of debt 17: Assumpsit against executors for money 18: Various developments of the money counts 19: Consideration and privity 20: Actions on the case for deceit 21: Actions on the case for conversion 22: Actions on the case for negligence 23: Actions on the case for nuisance 24: Actions on the case for various kinds of economic loss 25: Actions on the case for defamation Index

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Professor Sir John Baker is the Downing Professor of the Laws of England Emeritus and Honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Knighted for his services to legal history in 2003, he has published widely on the subject, including An Introduction to Legal History (4th edition, OUP, 2002), The Oxford History of the Laws of England Volume VI (OUP, 2003) and The Law's Two Bodies (OUP, 2001).

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