Making it count : statistics and statecraft in the early People's Republic of China /

"Among the biggest challenges facing leaders of the newly established People's Republic of China (PRC) was how much they did not know. In 1949, at the end of a long sequence of wars, the government of one of the largest states in the world committed to fundamentally re-engineering its soci...

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Main Author: Ghosh, Arunabh, 1980- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2020]
Notes:Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--Columbia University, 2014, titled Making it count : statistics and state-society relations in the early People's Republic of China, 1949-1959.
Description:1 online resource (xvi, 340 pages).
Series:Histories of economic life.
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Online Access:Available to Lehigh users via JSTOR
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