Malay poisons and charm cures

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Oxford University Press , Kuala Lumpur, New York
Poisons, Traditional medicine -- M
StatementJohn D. Gimlette.
SeriesOxford in Asia paperbacks
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 301 p. :
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Open LibraryOL18441059M
ISBN 100196381509

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REVIEW. MALAY POISONS AND CHARM CURES.* In this interesting little book Dr. .~IMLETTE presents a clear account of the known poisons employed by the people of Malaya and their uses in medicine, for criminal purposes, and in the opalsdz.com: J.T.

Duncan. Malay poisons and charm cures. Gimlette, John D. (John Desmond), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. London:J. & A. Churchill, Notes: The author describes in detail the different kinds of poisons and charms used by the Malays in the 20th century.

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Malay Poisons and Charm Cures John D Gimlette This is a reprint of the revised and enlarged edition of Gimlette's classic work, which was based on his 18 years' experience as a doctor in the Malay States.

Despite the possibly negative connotations of the title, the book was written for the benefit of the medical profession as an encouragement to carry out research into the efficacy. Nov 19,  · Malay poisons and charm cures Item Preview remove-circle The book also contains the different circumstances and situations in which these charms and poisons are used.

The author also describes the different methods used and the locations where these poisons can be obtained. The Paperback of the Malay Poisons and Charm Cures by John Desmond Gimlette at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

This book is worth reading if you are into Malay medicine and history of Malay medicine. Many recipes are written and makes you aware of how people have used poisons.5/5(1). Jun 11,  · Malay Poisons And Charm Cures by John Desmond Gimlette,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

This little book, though it is but an introduction to a large subject, contains much that is interesting, not only to the medical jurist and to the pharmacist, but also to the ethnologist and the philosopher.

The first chapter surveys the orbit of the native Malay practitioner. Malay Poisons and Charm Cures. Author(s): GIMLETTE, J. opalsdz.com by: Malays, like other Eastern people, are skilled in the art of poisoning, which is “ of all the forms of death by which human nature may be overcome the most detestable, because it can of all others be the least prevented, either by manhood or foresight.”.

Malay Poisons and Charm Cures by Gimlette, John D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at opalsdz.com The book also contains the different circumstances and situations in which these charms and poisons are used.

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The author. Gimlette referenced local sources, including Kelatanese manuscripts, for his book Malay Poisons and Charm Cures (), which today remains a classic and definitive reference guide to the practices of Malay healers.

As the use of some herbs and plants could lead to fatal consequences. Malay poisons and charm cures. The author describes in detail the different kinds of poisons and charms used by the Malays in the 20th century. The book also contains the different circumstances and situations in which these charms and poisons are used.

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John D. Gimlette is the author of Malay Poisons and Charm Cures ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ) and A Dictionary Of Malayan Medici /5. The John Bastin Collection 0. a book on Malay Poisons and Charm Cures – to the spiritual – an almost complete Malay translation of the the Anglican Common Book of Prayer.

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Book review Full text access Malay poisons and charm cures: is the title of a little work by Dr. Gimlette, Resedency Surgeon of Kelantan, Federated Malay States.

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Early Postcards; Book - Malaysia. Dec 23,  · He also mentioned Dr Gimlette. I reiterated Dr John Gimlette who wrote Malay Poisons and Charm Cures, and he instantly recalled that book. I told Haji Abu that I had faced problems when trying to identify people in some of the photos as either I knew them but only as a child or I had never heard of them and did not know them by face and name.

Malay Poisons And Charm Cures av John Desmond Gimlette häftad,Engelska, ISBN Focuses on the pharmacopoeia and practices of Malay healers, shamans (bomoh) and sorcerers (pawing). Dolman Travel Book of the Year Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, barely explored.

At least two notable publications – John Grimlette’s Malay Poisons and Charm Cures and Kirk Endicott’s An Analysis of Malay Magic – are evidence of this. 4 Skeat’s methodology of systematic data collection, rather than theorising or explaining social behaviours, could have been influenced by his stint at Christ’s College, opalsdz.com: Lee, Meiyu.

It is surprising that in a country as rich in floral species and knowledge as Malaysia, Malay ethnobotany – the knowledge that the indigenous Malays have of their flora – has not been studied as such.

The buah keluak (Pangium edule) tree is indigenous to Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, and is known as kepayang and kluwek in the first two countries respectively.

The seeds of the buah keluak fruit are used in Malay, Indonesian and Peranakan (Straits Chinese) cooking, after various processes of underground fermentation, soaking and cooking to leach the seeds of poisonous hydrocyanic acid.THE POISONS AND CHARM CURES OF MALAYA.

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Dr. Gimlette in preparing the second edition of his book. In a foreword Sir William Willcox mentions that the Govern-ment of the Federated Malay States lhas given its support to the publication of the book, and points out that a large.The Golden Chersonese description apparently fit the Malay Peninsula very well.

Indeed, it came to be known among the early Europeans by that very name until it was replaced by another, Malacca. J. D.

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