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By Deborah Shapple Spillman

What position do gadgets play in realist narratives as they stream among societies and their varied structures of price as commodities, as charms, as presents, as trophies, or as curses? This e-book explores how the fight to symbolize items in British colonial realism corresponded with old struggles over the cloth international and its significance.

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