May 2022 Non-Fiction General Titles

Histories of Economic Life

Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People's Republic of China Arunabh Ghosh

Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Mar 2022 | Princeton University Press | 9780691199719 | 360pp | 234x155mm | RFB | AUD$59.99, NZD$69.99
Hardback (B315) | Jun 2020 | Princeton University Press | 9780691179476 | 360pp | 234x155mm | GEN | AUD$79.99, NZD$94.99

A history of how Chinese officials used statistics to define a new society in the early years of the People's Republic of China In 1949, at the end of a long period of wars, one of the biggest challenges facing leaders of the new People's Republic of China was how much they did not know. The government of one of the world's largest nations was