Chinese people use the term “Descendants of the Dragon” as a sign of ethnic identity, as part of a trend started in the 1970s when different Asian nationalities were looking for animal symbols for representations.
Source: Sleeboom, Margaret. . Academic Nations in China and Japan Framed in concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal.
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