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How did paleontology, without China being isolated for so long, develop ITTL? I hope that China being more open to the world allowed for the Yixian Formation to be discovered during the midst of the Dinosaur Renaissance in the 1960s and 1970s, not in the 1990s like IOTL.
 
How did paleontology, without China being isolated for so long, develop ITTL? I hope that China being more open to the world allowed for the Yixian Formation to be discovered during the midst of the Dinosaur Renaissance in the 1960s and 1970s, not in the 1990s like IOTL.
Hmm, with archeology and historical studies being better ITTL, would there be any prominent Western historian/scientist that would be staying permanently in China ITTL?
 
How did paleontology, without China being isolated for so long, develop ITTL? I hope that China being more open to the world allowed for the Yixian Formation to be discovered during the midst of the Dinosaur Renaissance in the 1960s and 1970s, not in the 1990s like IOTL.
Hmm, with archeology and historical studies being better ITTL, would there be any prominent Western historian/scientist that would be staying permanently in China ITTL?
There will be. As for the dinosaurs, a lot of the places where dinosaur bones were being excavated OTL were still dangerous places TTL due to the presence of Communist rebels or the occasional raid from Mongolia. And the Chinese government enforced martial law in many of these areas. It wasn't until around 1980 that Westerners felt safe to go into OTL Inner Mongolia (TTL five different provinces).
 
There will be. As for the dinosaurs, a lot of the places where dinosaur bones were being excavated OTL were still dangerous places TTL due to the presence of Communist rebels or the occasional raid from Mongolia. And the Chinese government enforced martial law in many of these areas. It wasn't until around 1980 that Westerners felt safe to go into OTL Inner Mongolia (TTL five different provinces).
What's the likelihood something like this happens ITTL?
 
What's the likelihood something like this happens ITTL?
Could you please summarize, as opening that article is causing trouble with my computer?
 
The Communist Party is still banned. Communist sympathizers mostly operate within the New Democratic League.
Ah so the communists or Maoists here are more on the political front? Like in OTL Nepal or in the Philippines where the National Democratic Front has been lobbying for communists/leftists to enter politics?
 
Ah so the communists or Maoists here are more on the political front? Like in OTL Nepal or in the Philippines where the National Democratic Front has been lobbying for communists/leftists to enter politics?
The Communists in China typically deny being Communist, as they'd be breaking the law by openly proclaiming their Communist views. The New Democratic League on paper disavows Karl Marx and Mao Zedong, even if many of its members don't. There have also been attempts to form Communist parties without the word "Communist" in the name, but they've been shut down.
 
How's the travel between China mainland and Taiwan looks like?
Pretty sure it's like your normal domestic flight in other countries, since Taiwan isn't an area with terrorist activities, unlike perhaps in the northern parts of China up until the 1990s. So perhaps the number of passengers numbers between the mainland and Taiwan are higher than IOTL

That being said, there is a factor that changes the air routes and airline dynamic, since unlike OTL, they are no longer constrained on just getting from Taipei (usually) specifically to (only) Hong Kong and vice versa when going in between those places. As I mentioned (and kinda hinted) before
Maybe perhaps also open up markets that make European aircraft industry(or any other industry for that matter) much better performing.)
With no need to have such a number of large aircrafts to keep up with the demand of having to ply such a busy route (that is constrained by the small amount of landing slots at Kai Tak), instead being served by more direct routes to smaller cities (Taipei to Tianjin for example) that uses twin-engined narrowbodies (like Airbus A320), while the more popular routes (like ITTL, probably Taipei to Nanking) uses twin-engined widebodies (like Airbus A330). So I suspect the number of Boeing 747 in particular being ordered and used by Chinese airlines (most of it by Cathay Pacific & the TTL equivalent of China Airlines) is actually similar to IOTL, with the increased deployment in international flights being balanced by the decreased deployment in flights to Taiwan.
Meanwhile, slightly out of topic here, I suspect that there would be less of an airspace constraint being put by the military ITTL, which kinda stifles the viability of domestic flights in China. One thing for sure though, there is no need for European airlines to setup subsidiaries that are based in Taipei in order to serve Taiwan ITTL.
 
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I do wonder if the reputation of Jane Fonda is better in this timeline.

Because at least that fiasco involving Jane Fonda in North Vietnam that happened OTL would never have happened in this timeline for obvious reasons.
 
I do wonder if the reputation of Jane Fonda is better in this timeline.

Because at least that fiasco involving Jane Fonda in North Vietnam that happened OTL would never have happened in this timeline for obvious reasons.

Yeah no "Hanoi Jane" if there's no Vietnam War to oppose.

Honestly I wonder how the New Left movement progressed without Vietnam or really a lot of Asian wars that the US fought. I assume the hippie movement was a mere shadow, since it's kinda hard to be super pacifists if there's no ongoing bloody war to oppose.
 
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