THE WAY OF PRAIRIES-草原天道:世界文明与中国草原变迁
Steppe Routeways and East-West Exchanges
Eurasian Steppes: The Ancient East-West Thoroughfare
Traces of Exchanges in Tme Immemorial
Waves of Exchange in the Alteration of Nomadic Empires
Summary of the Roles of Eurasian Thoroughfare
Reading Materials: Concept and Connotation of "Prairie Silk Road"
Reading Materials: Tibetan Buddhist Temple by the Baltic Sea
Changing Face of Nomadism
General Knowledge of Nomadism
19 Head: Upper Limit for Per-capita Livestock Holdings
Unchanged for Three Millennia
Evolution and Transformation of Nomadic Lifestyle
Reading Materials: Postscript to Intensive GrasslandAnimal Husbandry
Meat from Grassland-Timeless Treasure
American Beef Dominating World Market
——Cheng Siwei Former vice chairman of the NPC Standing Committee， former chairman of China National Democratic Construction Associationr and honoruy president and doctoral supervisor of East China University of Science and Technology
★"The Way of Heaven rewards the ditigent; the Way of Earth rewards the \rirtuous; the Way of Man rewards the honest; the Way of Business rewards the credible; and the Way of Professionalism rewards the e'xcelsior." Hao Yidong is proficient in all the five Ways of Heaven. Earth. Man， economics and professionaLism. This book takes me on a journey from past to present. fiom the grassland-where I myself lived to other prairies aR over the world， and pro.rides a clear picture of theix historical vicissitudes.
——Jia Youling Former chief veterinary officer. former chief economist and chief animal husbandry engineer of Ministry of Agricutture. and president of Chinese Veterinary Association
★This book tells a story of histoiy and current reality， of domestic conditions and foreign experience， of theoretical knowledge and empirical investigation of the prairies. It is thought-provoking in its treatment of protecting grassland ecology. improving standards of living， ensuring food security， transforming economic growth patternst realizing sustainable development， and enharxing the international competitiveness of China's animal husbandry industry.
——Hao Shiyuan Academician and research fellow of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences， president of Chinese Association of Ethnology. president of Chinese Association for Ethnohistory. and president of World Ethnology Society of China