Malay magic, being an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula



Digitised Book 3.236.112.70 (0)

1900

Malay magic, being an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula

About the Book

This book is an introduction to the study of folklore, popular religion and magic of the Malays as understood among the Malay of the Peninsula. It describes in detail the the popular beliefs of the Malays with regards to animals and nature and their relations with the supernatural, including charms, superstitions and magic rites. It also covers social customs and ceremonies relating to births, marriages and funerals. Numerous iIllustrations and photographs are also included.

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Additional Details

Creators
Skeat, Walter William, 1866-1953
Subject
Folklore--Malaysia--Malaya
Magic, Malay--Malaysia--Malaya
Malays (Asian people)--Malaysia--Malaya
Malays (Asian people)--Social life and customs
Publisher
Macmillan, 1900
National Library Board Singapore, 1900
Contributors
Blagden, Charles Otto, 1864-1949
Digital Description
application/pdf, ill.
Table of Contents
ch. I. Nature -- ch. II. Man and his place in the Universe -- ch. III. Relations with the supernatural world -- ch. IV. The Malay Pantheon -- ch. V. Magic rites connected with the several departments of nature -- ch. VI. Magic rites as affecting the life of Man -- Appendix -- List of illustrations -- Plates.
Copyright
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.