William Walter Skeat
Skeat, one of the leading ethnographers working in Malaya in the late 19th and early 20th centuries specialised in writing lengthy works about what he unearthed at a time when there was very little written in English about the country's folklore and traditional culture. This work arises from both his own field research and his reading of previous literature mainly in Malay and Arabic. His field work was concentrated in the state of Selangor. Chapters include I - Nature, II - Man and His Place in the Universe, III - Relations with the Supernatural World, IV - The Malay Pantheon, V - Magic Rites Connected with the Several Departments of Nature, VI - Magic Rites as Affecting the Law of Man. 532 pages. This reprint includes copies of illustrations from the original 1900 edition. New Paperback Reprint . Originally published in 1900
Weight: 0.7 kg. Post free within Malaysia.