This "gazetteer" describing Qing Dynasty Miaoli County in Taiwan is a 1953 edition of the 1893 original. Contents: Preface; An account of manuscript copies; 1. Illustrations (19 double pages of maps and drawings); 2. Environs; 3. Infrastructure; 4. Taxes and corvee; 5. Products; 6. Notable sites and structures; 7. Customs (including those of the Aborigines); 8. Auspicious and ominous happenings; 9. Education; 10. Ceremonies and celebrations; 11. Military preparations; 12. A list of officials; 13. A list of those who passed the civil and miltary exams; 14. Biographies; 15. Literature and srt; 16. Appendix (notes on people, events, and places).
A copy of this book is held in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.
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