83 the ivory leg and the ebony cabinet were intended to evoke powerful nineteenth century images of race and gender sanity and madness they also captured faculty psychologys conception of the mind as a set of closely connected rooms or boxes. The ivory leg in the ebony cabinet madness race and gender in victorian america thomas cooley format book published amherst university of massachusetts press c2001 language english isbn 1558492844 hbk alk paper contents introduction vestiges little shop of race and gender 1. From samuel mortons collection of native american skulls to william jamess writings on the consciousness of lost limbs this book examines a startling array of artifacts that reflect nineteenth century thinking about madness race and gender. The ivory leg in the ebony cabinet madness race and gender in victorian america and conjugal union the body the house and the black american review. The ivory leg in the ebony cabinet madness race and gender in victorian america cooley explores pre freudian psychology and its impact on the formation of social conventions and stereotypes of madness race and gender the author examines the mind as a cultural construct investigates the dichotomous extremes of health and madness and
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