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Author Oosterhuis, Janwillem

Title Specific performance in German, French and Dutch law in the nineteenth century : remedies in an age of fundamental rights and industrialisation / by Janwillem Oosterhuis
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martins Nijhoff Publishers, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 635 pages)
Series Legal history library ; v. 4
Studies in the history of private law ; v. 2
Legal history library ; v. 4.
Legal history library. Studies in the history of private law ; v. 2.
Contents Introduction -- Specific performance before the nineteenth century -- Specific performance as primary remedy -- Damages as rule --Specific performance as an exceptional remedy -- Summary and conclusions
Summary This book illustrates the influence of early human rights and mass industrialisation on the right to (physically) enforce performance of obligations in France, the German territories and the Netherlands during the nineteenth century. It provides background information to the harmonisation of a controversial concept in European Private Law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 591-610) and index
Subject Specific performance -- Germany -- History -- 19th century
Specific performance -- France -- History -- 19th century
Specific performance -- Netherlands -- History -- 19th century
LAW -- Contracts.
LAW -- Liability.
Specific performance
Fulfilment of obligation.
Law of contracts.
The Netherlands.
Legal remedies.
Contractual obligations.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
Brill Academic Publishers.
ISBN 9789004202283
OTHER TI Martinus Nijhoff Online