This eagerly awaited revision of a prestigious student treatise helps professors demystify the intricacies of contract law. Long respected for its clarity and accessibility, <b>Contracts</b>, in its completely updated Fourth Edition, continues to illuminate doctrine and practice. <p class=copymedium>The textbook builds on its well-known strengths: <li class=copymedium>Comprehensive coverage of all of the topics that figure prominently in most contracts courses. <li class=copymedium>Intuitive, insightful approach for first-year law students... <li class=copymedium>Clear explanations of the rules, illustrated with noteworthy examples. <li class=copymedium>Incorporation of many recent cases into examples. <li class=copymedium>Clear prose and incisive analysis <li class=copymedium>Reflection of the expertise of the author, who has also written a successful practitioner treatise. <li class=copymedium>Suitability for use alongside any casebook.</ul> <p class=copymedium>The Fourth Edition keeps pace with developments in the field, providing: <li class=copymedium>Detailed comparisons of the contract rules of 2003, revised Article 2 (2003), with previous Article 2. <li class=copymedium>Citations to revised Articles 1 and 9. <li class=copymedium>Citations to dozens of new cases, including those applying CISG (Vienna Sales Convention) and reference to current decisions in such areas as employment agreements, enforceability of arbitration clauses, anti-nuptial contracts, liquidated damages, pre-contractual liability, and electronic contracting. <li class=copymedium>Citations to new law journal articles and updated citations to other secondary sources.</ul> <p class=copymedium>Learning contract law will be less daunting when the Fourth Edition of E. Allan Farnsworth's <b>Contracts</b> is available for extra assistance.