Tagged: Rudolf Wagner

On the Cleanliness of Money. The Public Posture of the Shenbao Publishing House in Shanghai, 1872-1890

Rudolf Wagner The largest and most influential Chinese-language publishing house in the late 19th century was the Shenbao guan in Shanghai. It was owned by foreigners, and run by Ernest Major. Its products were designed to fill the newly opening leisure time/space of urban residents. The company has been denounced since the late 1920s a […]