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Published: 02 August 2012

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199654260

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External Influences on English

From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

D. Gary Miller

  • A vital resource for all scholars and students of the history of English
  • Combined historical, cultural, and linguistic perspective
  • Detailed discussion of the dating of prehistoric borrowings
  • Shows the different effects of different types of language contact
  • Charts the influence of Latin over 1,000 years