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 Ch. 8: Conclusion 

 North American Dragon 

As reported by Francis Huxley in The Dragon, "Chinese maps are drawn with the south at the top. This is the direction you should face in order to comprehend the landscape: then the Green Dragon of the east is at your left hand, which is Yang, and the White Tiger of autumn is at your right, which is Yin."71 In viewing North America from a position to the left of where the south is at the top, can one see the "Green Dragon of the east"? North America, green with vegetation, and this dragon are in fact east of China.

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