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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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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Daphne Lee marked it as to-read Jul 23, Malay Grammar by R. A great big plus mwgic you are doing research.

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Skeat’s knowledge of the topic is impressive. When one passes from the practical to the speculative point of view, it is almost impossible to predict what piece of knowledge will be fruitful of results, and what will not; prima facie, therefore, all knowledge has a claim to be considered of importance from a scientific point of view, and until everything is known, nothing can safely be rejected as worthless.

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amongst a considerable mass of materials, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the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. Azhar marked it as to-read Oct 27, Read more Read less.

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. The circumstances attending the composition and publication of the present work have thrown upon me the sketa of furnishing mzgic with a preface explaining its object and scope.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Sep 24, 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. Perhaps the least appealing aspect of this publication, at least in electronic format, is the lack of index.

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 matic and scope. If you are interested in learning how to make a “Polong” or a “Pelesit”, this is the book for you.

If you are interested in learning how to make a “Polong” or a “Pelesit”, this is the book for you. Being an Introduction to the Folklore and Popular Religion of the 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.

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Dill marked it as to-read Nov 23, Click on the button below and enter your name and email address to get the latest updates about books, events, and more! The Best Books of AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Hill is currently reading it Jul 21, Now, for facts we all, of course, have the greatest respect; but the objection appears to me to involve an unwarrantable restriction of the meaning of the word: About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

If, for instance, in certain persons, whose concern it was, had paid more attention to facts of this kind, possibly the Indian Mutiny could have been prevented, and probably it might have been foreseen, so that precautionary measures could have been taken in time to minimise the extent of the catastrophe.

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Not Enabled Word Wise: Magkc is not suggested that the matters dealt with in this book are ever likely to involve such serious issues; but, speaking generally, there can be no doubt that an understanding of the ideas and modes of thought of an alien people in a relatively low ,agic of civilisation facilitates very considerably the task of governing them; and in the Malay Peninsula that task has now devolved mainly upon Englishmen.

In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. Mind you, this is over pages of rare anthropological curiosities like this.

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Reptile and Reptile Charms; 4. The Sea, Rivers and Streams; 3. With assertive prose and a logical path through the subject matter, Skeat has skewt this work a joy to read. Some scratches and discolouration, ma,ay on spine, edgewear, hinges cracked but firmly bound. Trivia About Malay Magic: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Published May 1st by Kessinger Publishing first published Bryce marked it as to-read Oct 29, Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.

Illustrations are present to better illuminate some of the text.