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).

Monday, March 30, 2015

Beautiful Kweilin (10).

Beautiful Kweilin. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1978. All text is in English.

 Kuan Yen (Crown Cavern) on the Likiang is high and spacious, with stalactites at it mouth, where an underground river leisurely empties clear water into the Likiang.

Songs and laughter resound from Pan Shan Ting Hillside Pavilion) in People’s Park.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (7).

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin.  Hardcover book published by Planeta Publishers Moscow 1975, 207 pages with colour and black and white photographs. All text is in English.

 Moscow’s landmarks.

Moscow’s landmarks.

Moscow’s landmarks.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (25).

Deutsche Demokratische Republik.  Hardcover book published by Sachsenverlag Dresden 1959.  All text is in German.  There is a booklet with Russian, English, French and Spanish translations.




Break-time

 The trade-union holiday home “Fritz Heckert” at Gernrode

Our workers enjoy happy holidays in the Fritz Heckert Holiday Home at Gernrode

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun (8).

Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1974. All text is in English.

A corner of the Chiliying cotton purchasing station, through which the commune supplies large quantities of ginned cotton to the state every year.  

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (6).

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978. Paperback book/magazine published by Kossuth Könyvkiadó Budapest 1978, 192 pages. All text is in Hungarian.



Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Crimea: Architecture Monuments (3).

Crimea: Architecture Monuments. Hardcover book published in 1991, 255 pages with colour photographs. Text is in Russian, English and German.

 The building of the department store in the public centre of Alushta


During the last decades Alushta has turned into a city of health resorts

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey.

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey. Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press 1987, 197 pages.

Laughing boat-dwellers.


The girls of northern Jiansu have a great liking for linen shirts, silver necklaces and bracelets.