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The Malays
Book 1950 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This study attempts to reconstruct a history of cultural development and cultural influences in Malaya from the earliest prehistoric times. In eight chapters covering origins, beliefs and religion, social, political, legal and economic systems, liter...
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Malay literature
Book 1923 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This study of Malay folklore traces its development and the various cycles of popular tales and quotes many texts both in Malay and in English. The relationship to other cultures is emphasized. The ideas about social relationships developed through t...
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Life and customs
Book 1925 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This study - Part II of 3 papers on Malay life and customs describes the kampong, the Malay house and its equipment as they appear today and traces the influences which have affected their development. Distinctions are drawn throughout between the po...
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Malay industries
Book 1925 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This study discusses Malay crafts, including carpentry and boatbuilding, metal work, mats, baskets, and pottery as well as weaving (including spinning, dyeing and cord making). Former techniques used in these crafts are described in detail and the in...
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Malay industries
Book 1929 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This paper describes in detail the traps, nets and snares used in fishing, hunting and trapping and the purposes and circumstances under which each type is used. The role of the shaman (pawang) in all of these activities is discussed. Footnotes throu...
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The Malay magician
Book 1961 Winstedt, Richard

MalaysAsia > Southeast Asia
This source is a study of magic as it exists in the Federation of Malay in general and more specifically as it exists in the Malay States of Kelantan, Perak, Pahang, Selangor and Negri Sembilan. Some references are also made to the magic of Patani, a...
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