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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Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Charles Otto Blagden Sleat by. This marks a logical starting point for a detailed discussion of the beliefs of the Malays. The book is thorough, and if not completely exhaustive, still fairly all encompassing of the religious and spiritual beliefs of the Malay. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Mikey marked it as to-read Mar 15, Set up a giveaway. Like Buddhism, Malay Muslims have retained a large amount of animism within their day to day spiritual practice.

Refresh and try again. Product details File Size: 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: Being an Introduction to the Folklore and Popular Religion of the Malay Peninsula

Books by Walter W. 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 malqy time to minimise the extent of the catastrophe.


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The book opens with the theory of creation as understood and passed down by the peoples of the Malay Peninsula. Share on Facebook Pin this item Email a friend Tweet this item.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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 mlay word: Nature of Rites The Malay Pantheon a.

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amongst a considerable mass of materials, some of which lay scattered in the pages of various other works, others in unpublished native manuscripts, and much in notes made by him personally of what he had observed during several years spent in the Malay Peninsula, principally in the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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Top Reviews Most recent Top Skeeat. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Skeat’s knowledge of the topic is impressive. Leong Mei is currently reading it Nov 21, Folklore of Nova Scotia by Mary L.

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Preview — Malay Magic by Walter W. Print edition must be purchased new and wkeat by Amazon. 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 offer of the editorship made to himself.

January 15, Sold by: 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. Maybe I just have a high tolerance for this type of writing style though.