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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The book is thorough, and if not completely exhaustive, still fairly all encompassing of the religious and spiritual beliefs of the Malay. It’s already in the wishlist!


While I was looking forward to reading this, I was deeply disappointed by the publication and formatting, which was a mess. Malaay marks a logical starting point for a detailed discussion of the beliefs of the Malays. Some scratches and discolouration, chips on spine, edgewear, hinges cracked but firmly bound. Nature of Rites The Malay Pantheon a.

This is the crying of a newborn ‘demon’ that will do it’s masters bidding. Steven Chang marked it mqgic to-read Dec 22, Derrick de Alwis is currently reading it Aug 25, The Malay ghosts are mostly the same as Thai ghosts, however the Malay Muslim influence contrasts with Buddhism in other parts of Asia. Open Preview See a Problem?

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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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Showing of 3 reviews. Creation of Man b. 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.

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For only ten or so dollars used with shipping, this was a fantastic read and worth every penny. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Top Reviews Skeag recent Top Reviews. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Citations and footnotes jumping at the end, rather than at the bottom of the page.

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Daphne Lee marked it as to-read Jul 23, Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Please try again later. Amazon Inspire Digital Seat Resources. No prior knowledge of the Malay people is required before endeavoring to read this book, and the patient reader will be rewarded with a wonderful picture of the Malays.

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