Thanks to Lori L. Smith for the kind words at Gov Stuff 4 U.
In the book,
society's (and government's) changing attitudes toward women are
chronicled through statistics on marriage, motherhood, heads of households,
occupations, health, crime, and military service, among other topics.
The focus isn't on the statistics themselves, but on how and why they
were collected as they were. It is, indeed, both fascinating and