Malay Magic [Mr Walter William Skeat] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The circumstances attending the composition and publication of . Anthropologist Walter Skeat’s Malay Magic: Being an Introduction to the Folklore and Popular Religion of the Malay Peninsula was written to introduce the. Malay magic by Walter W. Skeat, , Macmillan edition.
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Preview — Malay Magic by Walter W. The circumstances attending the composition and publication of the present work have thrown upon me the duty of furnishing it with a preface explaining its object and scope. Even though it is an old paperback, it is considered a “permanent book” because the pages are sewn in, and the book is designed to lay flat when opened.
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Andrew Cox added it Mar 30, Briefly, the purpose of the author has been to collect into a Book of Malay Folklore all that seemed to him most typical of the subject amongst a considerable mass of materials, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the State of Selangor.
While researching Southeast Asian ghosts, folklore, and magic, I came across this tome. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. With assertive prose and a logical path through the subject matter, Skeat has made this work a joy to read.
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The Malay ghosts are mostly the same mslay Thai ghosts, however the Malay Muslim influence maay with Buddhism in other parts of Asia. Looking for beautiful books? To ask other readers questions about Malay Magicplease sign up. The book does not profess to be an exhaustive or complete treatise, but rather, as its title indicates, an introduction to the study of Folklore, Popular Religion, and Magic as understood among the Malays of the Peninsula.
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