No other weapon so characterizes the Malay world as the famous kris. Its origins are shrouded in mystery, it is credited with supernatural powers, and it serves as a status symbol for its owner. In this book, a leading expert in Malay weaponry examines the various aspect of the kris legend, discusses its possible origins and salient features, and provides a detailed exposition of the craftsmanship which goes into its manufacture.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195826604