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By Deborah Shapple Spillman

What position do items play in realist narratives as they circulate among societies and their diversified structures of worth as commodities, as charms, as presents, as trophies, or as curses? This booklet explores how the fight to symbolize items in British colonial realism corresponded with old struggles over the cloth international and its importance.

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