Malay Poisons and Charm Cures PDF ePub eBook

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Malay Poisons and Charm Cures free pdf Focuses on the pharmacopoeia and practices of Malay healers, shamans (bomoh) and sorcerers (pawing). This title not only deals with the traditional pharmacology and toxicology, native theories of disease, medical practice, religious ritual and superstition, but also with the Malay anthropology generally. First published almost a century ago, 'Malay Poisons and Charm Cures' remains a classic and still definitive reference on the pharmacopoeia and practices of Malay healers, shamans (bomoh) and sorcerers (pawing). Gimlette, a British physician, resided in the

About John Desmond Gimlette

Dr. John Desmond Gimlette was educated at Epsom College and St. Thomas's Hospital, London. Thereafter (1890) he joined the medical service of the colonial administration of the Federated Malay States as resident surgeon, first posted to Pahang and later Kelantan. His rich understanding of Malay language and culture, combined with a sincere and sympathetic character earned him great confidence and affection of all his patients, from Sultan to the humblest Malay peasant.

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Author : John Desmond Gimlette
Publisher : Orchid Press Publishing Limited
Data Published : 20 January 2012
ISBN : 974524144X
EAN : 9789745241442
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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