This is a book about Liaoning, about China. Liaoning locates at the junction of several regions that carrying distinct cultures. Like a buckle, it connects the herder culture of the Mongolians and the farming culture of the Han people in the Central Plains. A study of Liaoning will shed light on Chinese culture. The book offers an incisive exploration of Liaoning, a land of legends, from multiple angles such as history, culture, integration, development, and future. An understanding of Liaoning will help you understand China.