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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Some scratches and discolouration, chips on spine, edgewear, hinges cracked but firmly bound. An introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula.

Probably the most significant and certainly the most famous book written on the subject. 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amongst a considerable mass of mabic, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the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.


Malay Magic – W W Skeat (1900) (1st ed)

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 malya the Malays of the Peninsula. Click on the button below and enter your name and email address to get the latest updates about books, events, and more! Due to an increase in courier prices, we’ll be using Singpost Registered Mail for Maalay Shipping, beginning 1 January Free shipping in Singapore We ship worldwide!

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Beasts and Beast Charms; 3. Minerals and Mining Charms c. Purification by Water; 2. The Sea, Rivers and Streams; 3. Reptile and Reptile Charms; 4.

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