Papers on Malay subjects : life and customs

This is a collection of three pamphlets on Malay life and customs, Parts I, II and III published in 1908, 1909 and 1910. Each covers a different aspect of Malay life and customs. The first deals with the principal incidents in life such as births, deaths and marriages with four appendices written in Malay. The second gives an account of the conditions under which the Malays lived such as their houses, clothings and furniture. The third describes the recreation of the Malays such dances, music, children's games and toys, including appendices on nursery ryhmes and songs.

 

Title
Papers on Malay subjects : life and customs
Creator
Wilkinson, R. J. (Richard James), 1867-1941
Subject
Ethnic Communities>>Customs and Traditions
Recreation
Malays (Asian people)--Social life and customs
Malays (Asian people)--Recreation
Lifestyles--Malaysia--Malaya
People and communities>>Customs
People and communities>>Customs>>Life cycle customs
People and communities>>Social groups and communities
Customs
Sports and Recreation
Publisher
F.M.S. Govt. Press, 1908-1910
Digital Description
application/pdf, 34322 KB, 284 p.
Table of Contents
pt. 1. The incidents of Malay life
pt. 2. The circumstances of Malay life. The kampong. The house. Furniture. Dress. Food
pt. 3. Malay amusements.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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