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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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Mujahid marked it as to-read Feb 24, Quite a detailed book that concentrates on the folklore of what is now peninsular Malaysia correspondingly the folklore of the Malay archipelago, broadly construed, is less well represented. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. 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amongst a considerable mass of materials, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the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.

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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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Lists with This Book. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Illustrations are present to better illuminate some of the text. No prior knowledge of the Malay people is required before endeavoring maaly read this book, and the patient reader will be rewarded with a wonderful picture of the Malays. Building Ceremonies and Charms; 2.

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To see what your friends thought kagic this book, please sign up. There are many cross overs from Thai supernaturalism. Personal Ceremonies and Charms e. Leong Mei is currently reading it Nov 21, See all 3 reviews. As he himself generously declared, he was at first mainly guided in the study of Chaucer by Henry Bradshaw, with whom he was to have participated in the edition of Chaucer planned in by the University of Oxford, having declined in Bradshaw’s favour an sskeat of the editorship made to himself.

Book ratings by Goodreads. 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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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.

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Huge waste of paper due to ridiculous page borders. Being an Introduction to the Folklore and Popular Religion of skkeat Malay Peninsula was written to introduce the reader to the Malay people, of what is now known as Malaysia, and their customs and popular religion. The noted palaeographer T. Maz Intan rated it really liked it Jun 15, 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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Malay Magic will appeal to anybody interested in the people of the Malay peninsula, nagic well as avid readers of folklore and students of anthropology. A great big plus if you are doing research. Citations and footnotes jumping at the end, rather than at the bottom of the page.

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Malay Magic by Walter William Skeat

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