This book describes nomadic life and culture in Mongolia depicting the patterns of the Ch'ing period (1644-1912), in which all the Mongols lived under the administration and control of the Chinese empire. It explains the patterns of the subsequent revolutionary period which altered the life of them.
1. Land and People of the Mongouan Steppes 2. Elements of Nomadic Culture 3. Life-Style of the Nomads 4. Religion 5. Letters and Arts 6. The Socio-Political Structure in Historical Perspective 7. Economy and Polity 8. Postscript on Modern Culture