Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

propaganda - 'noun', information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view (Compact Oxford Dictionary).

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Moscow: A short guide by Valdimir Chernov (6)

Moscow: A short guide by Valdimir Chernov.  Hardcover book with pictorial boards published by Moscow Progress Publishers 1979, 197 pages.

Statue of Lenin in the Moscow Kremlin

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Warszawa 1960 (15)

Warszawa 1960, photographic elaboration by Edmund Kupiecki.  Hardcover book published by Arkady 1960. Text is in Polish and English.

House in the Old Town Market Place

Mariensztadt housing estate

Ujazdowski Park

Marzalkowska Residential District, Waryriski Street

East-West Thoroughfare

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Pyongyang (25)

Pyongyang.  Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Publishing House Pyongyang, DPRK 1980.  Text is in English.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Bridges in China: Old and new by Mao Yi-sheng (7)

Bridges in China: Old and new by Mao Yi-sheng.  Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1978.  All text is in English.

The No.5 Sunshui River Bridge on the Chengtu-Kunming rail line, with a main arch of hinged cantilevers of prestressed concrete.

The Tatu River Bridge on the Chentu-Kunming line, of through steel truss with a 144 metre main span.

The Sungshupo Stone Arch Bridge on the Paochi-Chengtu line.

“A Strip of Sky,” a stone arch bridge on the Chengtu-Kunming line.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik (12)

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik.  Hardcover book published by SNTL, Prague 1957. All text is in English.




Thursday, March 27, 2014

Olympic Moscow (21)

Olympic Moscow, compiled by B. Bazunov and S. Popov.  Hardcover book published by Progress Publishers Moscow 1979. All text is in English.

Dynamo Stadium, a veteran among Moscow’s sports facilities, is being modernized and enlarged for the 1980 games

Dynamo Stadium, a veteran among Moscow’s sports facilities, is being modernized and enlarged for the 1980 games

 
The Central Army Club’s centre is widely known as a venue of international competitions

Spartak sports centre

Monday, March 24, 2014

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden).

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden).  Paperback booklet published by Berlin-Information 1980, 40 pages.