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Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People's Republic of China. By Arunabh Ghosh. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2020. 360 pp. ISBN: 9780691179476 (cloth).

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 January 2022

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Book Reviews—China and Inner Asia
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1 Lam, Tong, A Passion for Facts Social Surveys and the Construction of the Chinese Nation-State, 1900–1949 (Oakland: University of California Press, 2011)Google Scholar.

2 See also Sen, Tansen and Tsui, Brian, eds., Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s–1960s (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar.