Bodies and Structures 2.0: Deep-Mapping Modern East Asian History

"Qing'an Temple Inscription" translated section

"At the head of the leviathan’s back ["kunshen"; i.e., Taiwan], it is called Jilong. Surrounded by the sea and embraced by mountains, it alone is cherished by the spirits. In former times it was simply a shore on a rocky frontier, but now it has become a port in a key location. It has become densely populated, and the market is bountiful."

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