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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Iman Hakim marked it as to-read Nov 08, The Malay ghosts are mostly the same as Thai ghosts, however the Malay Muslim influence contrasts with Buddhism in other parts of Asia. Registered in England and Wales.

While I was looking forward to reading this, I was deeply disappointed by the publication and formatting, which was a mess. Malay Magic will appeal to anybody interested in the people of the Malay peninsula, as well as avid readers of folklore and students of anthropology.

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Building Ceremonies and Charms; 2. Topics include nature; man’s place in the universe; man’s relationship with the supernatural world; Malay gods, spirits, and ghosts; and finally magic rites connected to nature and affecting man are all subjects to which the author has dedicated chapters. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Maybe I just magiic a high tolerance for this type of writing style though.

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While I was looking forward to reading this, I was deeply disappointed by the publication and formatting, which was a mxgic. Osiris Oliphant rated it it was amazing Jun 04, He completed Mitchell Kemble’s edition of the Anglo-Saxon Gospelsand did much other work both in Anglo-Saxon and in Gothic, but sleat perhaps most generally known for his labours in Middle English, and for his standard editions of Chaucer and Langland’s Piers Plowman.

The Sea, Rivers and Streams; 3. Books by Walter W. 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amongst a considerable mass of materials, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the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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Malay Magic: Being an Introduction to the Folklore and Popular Religion of the Malay Peninsula

For only ten or so dollars used with shipping, this was a fantastic read and worth every penny. The book proceeds to tackle a wide range of Malay folklore and legend, all of which serve to further the reader’s understanding of the Malays. It is on the academic side but it is not boring. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Azhar marked it as to-read Oct 27, 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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