[KINDLE] ❦ Life and Customs, Vol. 2 ➚ Richard Olof Winstedt – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk

[KINDLE] ❦ Life and Customs, Vol. 2  ➚ Richard Olof Winstedt – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 100 pages
  • Life and Customs, Vol. 2
  • Richard Olof Winstedt
  • 07 July 2019
  • 9780282593162

Life and Customs, Vol. 2 Excerpt From Life And Customs, Vol 2 The Circumstances Of Malay Life The Kampong, The House, Furniture, Dress, FoodIN Preparing This Pamphlet I Have To Thank Messrs Hale And H C Robinson And Raja Said Tauphy For Reading Several Chapters And Pointing Out Omissions Mr R J Wilkinson, For Many Invaluable Suggestions And For Allowing Me To Use In Appendix An Account Of The Perak Regalia Kindly Communicated To Him By E.h The Sultan Mr A J Sturrock, For A Long Account Of Pahang Costume And Court Ceremony By The Kindness Of The General Editor I Have Also Been Privileged To Read An Account Of Patani Wedding Ceremony And Dress Taken Down By Mr Berkeley, Which Would Apparently Show That There Is Little, Though Essential, Difference Between The Dress And Jewellery There Adopted And The Dress And Jewellery Of The States That Have Inherited Malacca Tradition But Only Inspection Of The Articles Worn In Patani Could Enable One To Speak With Authority On The Matter I Have To Thank Abdulhamid, A Malay Writer In The Perak Secretariat, For Much Patient Assistance And, Above All, Raja Haji Yahya, Penghulu Now Of Kota Setia, Without Whose Profound Repertory Of Lore And Un Agging Is Dustry In Writing It Down This Pamphlet Would Probably Have Been Hardly Than A Compilation From Previous Accounts, And Whose Information, However Carefully Tested By Comparative Investigation, I Have Never In One Single Instance Found Inaccurate Or At Fault The Harvest Is Plentiful But The Labourers Are Few, And It Will Be Something If These Pages Shall Merely Evoke Articles On The Wedding Costume Of Sri Menanti And Alur Star, The Carving Of Patani And Sungai Ujong More Might Have Been Written On House Building, Silver Work And So On, But They Are Topics Which I Am Handling At Length In A Pamphlet On Arts And Crafts.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.

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