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  1. Essential Reading: 5 items
    1. Law of obligations - Geoffrey Samuel c2010

      Book Essential Recommended text

    2. A historical introduction to the law of obligations - D. J. Ibbetson 1999

      Book Essential I wouldn't buy this one

    3. Sourcebook on obligations and legal remedies - Geoffrey Samuel 2000

      Book Essential

    4. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Essential

    5. An introduction to the law of obligations - A. M. Tettenborn 1984

      Book Further reading

  2. Introductory reading 7 items
    1. Chapter 1 of The common law of obligations - J Cooke, D Oughton

      Chapter Essential

    2. Chapter 1 of Law of obligations

      Chapter Essential

    3. For the really keen...

    4. Crime and custom in savage society - Bronislaw Malinowski 1926

      Book Further reading chapters 4 and 9

    5. Eye for an eye - William Ian Miller 2006

      Book Further reading

    6. The laws of the earliest English Kings - F. L. Attenborough 1922

      Book Further reading

  3. Roman Law of Obligations 7 items
    1. Roman Law Textbooks 3 items
      See any Roman Law textbook, although they go into more detail than you will need to know. Here are some examples:
      1. Textbook of Roman law - J. A. C. Thomas 1976

        Book Further reading

      2. An introduction to Roman law - Barry Nicholas 1962

        Book Further reading

      3. An historical introduction to modern civil law - Thomas Glyn Watkin c1999

        Book 

    2. Chapter 2 of Law of obligations

      Chapter Essential

    3. Borkowski's textbook on Roman law - Paul J. du Plessis, J. A. Borkowski 2015

      Book Further reading see chapters 9 and 10

    4. Justinian's Institutes: a parallel text and translation - Peter Birks, Grant MacLeod, Justinian 1987

      Book Further reading Book IV, chapters 1-4

  4. History of Contract 8 items
    1. Some Contract textbooks have a historical introduction and are in multiple copies in the library eg: 

    2. Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's law of contract - M. P. Furmston, G. C. Cheshire, C. H. S. Fifoot 2012

      Book Further reading

    3. Anson's law of contract - J. Beatson, A. S. Burrows, John Cartwright, William Reynell Anson 2010

      Book Further reading

    4. see also:

    5. pp 48-55 of Law of obligations - Geoffrey Samuel

      Chapter 

    6. Chapter 7 of A historical introduction to the law of obligations

      Chapter Further reading especially chapter 7

    7. The rise and fall of freedom of contract - P. S. Atiyah 1985

      Book Further reading

  5. Contractual Obligations: The Limits of Contract Law 4 items
    1. The Ideologies of Contract - Adams, J. N.; Brownsword, R. 1987

      Article Essential

    2. The law of contract - Laurence Koffman, Elizabeth Macdonald c2010

      Book Further reading Chapter 1

    3. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Essential chapters 1,2 and 12

  6. Contractual Obligations: Contract Formation (Agreement 2 – Acceptance) 3 items
    1. The law of contract - Laurence Koffman, Elizabeth Macdonald c2010

      Book Essential

    2. Casebook on contract law - Jill Poole 2016

      Book Further reading chapters 1-3

    3. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Essential

  7. Contractual Obligations: Contract Formation - Consideration 4 items
    1. The law of contract - Laurence Koffman, Elizabeth Macdonald c2010

      Book Further reading chapter 4

    2. Casebook on contract law - Jill Poole 2016

      Book Further reading chapter 4

    3. Contract law: text, cases, and materials - Ewan McKendrick 2016

      Book Further reading chapter 4

    4. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Essential

  8. Contractual Obligations: Contract Formation – Intention to create Legal Relations 4 items
    1. The law of contract - Laurence Koffman, Elizabeth Macdonald c2010

      Book Further reading Chapter 6

    2. Casebook on contract law - Jill Poole 2016

      Book Essential chapter 5

    3. Contract law: text, cases, and materials - Ewan McKendrick 2016

      Book 

    4. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Further reading

  9. Contractual Obligations: Contract Law: Self Help and Specific Performance 4 items
    1. The law of contract - Laurence Koffman, Elizabeth Macdonald c2010

      Book Essential chapters 20-21

    2. Casebook on contract law - Jill Poole 2016

      Book Further reading chapters 9-10

    3. Contract law: text, cases, and materials - Ewan McKendrick 2016

      Book Further reading Chapter 9

    4. Atiyah's introduction to the law of contract / P.S. Atiyah [and] Stephen A. Smith - P. S. Atiyah, Stephen A. Smith 2005

      Book Further reading

  10. History of the English Law of Tort(s?): 3 items
    1. A historical introduction to the law of obligations - D. J. Ibbetson 2001

      Book Essential chapter 3 and 8

    2. An introduction to English legal history - John H. Baker 2002

      Book Further reading Ch 23

    3.  

      Many textbooks on tort law (there are many in the library) will also have a

       

      historical introductory chapter which will provide the basics.

       

  11. Tortious Obligations 4 items
    1. Law of obligations - Geoffrey Samuel 2014

      Book Essential chapters 9-11

    2. Tort law - Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential chapters 1, 5, 10

    3. Street on torts - Christian A. Witting, John Murphy 2015

      Book Essential

    4. 7 The Aims of the Law of Tort* - Glanville Williams 1951

      Article Essential

  12. Tortious Obligations: Occupier’s Liability 6 items
    1. Street on torts - Christian A. Witting, John Murphy 2015

      Book Essential Chapter 7

    2. Tort law - Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 5