This edition retains the great features that have made the book a dependable source by: - incorporating a balanced blend of traditional and contemporary cases - including explanatory notes and text that help students place cases in a larger context and explore related points - offering significant treatment of the CISG - maintaining the Fifth Edition's reflection of complexity of current 21st century contract law with its varied strains and constant flux - providing three accompanying ancillaries: i. an outstanding, detailed Teachers Manual with sample syllabi for various credit courses, sample lesson plans, specific questions, and detailed analyses of all problems in the book ii. a companion statutory and case supplement: Rules of Contract Law, 2007-2008 Edition (available August 2007) iii. a website with related material for instructors' use Many updates make this an even more valuable source for your classroom. The Sixth Edition: - reorganizes chapters 2 and 3 dealing with the traditional basis for contract formation and liability under other theories - presents new material examining the strains increasingly exerted on the conventional contract law system over the past 10-15 years by new forms of contracting (electronic, etc.) and by the increased use of mandatory arbitration clauses in mass adhesion contracting (e.g., banks, communications providers, hospitals) - provides increased flexibility for professors who prefer to reorder the chapters rather than teach them in a more linear sequence - shortens the notes, relocating student-oriented material to the website and professor-oriented material to the Teacher's ManualKnapp, Charles L. is the author of 'Problems in Contract Law', published 2007 under ISBN 9780735562554 and ISBN 0735562555.