Talking ’bout my generation: Alec Ash and Chinese millennials
In this episode of the Sinica Podcast, Alec discusses his book with Kaiser, Jeremy and David Moser. He talks about contemporary youth culture in China, the concerns of Chinese millennials, how he met the six characters in the book and what we can understand about China’s changing culture from their stories.
Jeremy: Unreliable Sources: How the Twentieth Century Was Reported, by John Simpson.
David: The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China, edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom.
Alec: The Barbarians at the Gate podcast, produced by Jeremiah Jenne.
Kaiser: Battle Cry of Freedom, by James M. McPherson — “the best single-volume history of the American Civil War that I know of” — and Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt.