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Malay Magic: Being An Introduction To The Folklore And Popular Religion Of The Malay Peninsula

Walter William Skeat

Malay Magic: Being An Introduction To The Folklore And Popular Religion Of The Malay Peninsula is a book written by Walter William Skeat. The book provides an in-depth introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula, which is located in Southeast Asia. The author has done extensive research on Malay magic, and the book is a result of his findings. The book covers topics such as the beliefs and practices of the Malays, the various types of magic, the role of shamans, and the use of talismans and amulets. The author also discusses the influence of Islam on Malay magic and how it has changed over time. The book is written in a scholarly and informative tone and is an excellent resource for those interested in the history and culture of the Malay Peninsula. Overall, Malay Magic is a comprehensive and well-researched book that provides a fascinating insight into the world of Malay magic and popular religion.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 740
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.17in - 6.02in - 1.78in - 2.28lb
  • EAN: 9781428617421
  • Categories: PhilosophyReferenceAnthropology - Cultural & Social