Part I. The Rise of Non-Pecuniary Damage: In European Law: 1. Trapped in categories: on the history of compensation for immaterial damages in European contract law Nils Jansen; 2. Moral damages in the age of codification Vernon Valentine Palmer; 3. The French awakening in the nineteenth century Vernon Valentine Palmer; 4. English law: the search for non-pecuniary damages in an 'historical system' Vernon Valentine Palmer; Part II. The Recovery of Non-Pecuniary Loss: In Modern Contract Law: 5. European contractual regimes: the contemporary approaches Vernon Valentine Palmer; 6. Questionnaire, national reports and commentary: the comparative evidence; 7. Conclusions and observations Vernon Valentine Palmer.
A pioneering work capturing the recent rise of moral damages in modern European contract law.
Vernon Valentine Palmer is Thomas Pickles Professor of Law at Tulane University and is Co-Director of the Eason-Weinmann Center of Comparative Law.