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).

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty) (9).

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty). Hardcover book published by Olympia 1985, with Czech text with various translations at the back of the book.

The motorway near Prague

Namesti Miru (Peace Square) Station of the underground railway

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Viet-Nam (2)

Viet-Nam, text by Nikolai Solntsev, photography by Victor Guinsbourg, Albert Lieberman, Evgueni Lomovski. Hardover book published by Editions Paneta Moscou and Editions Van Hoa Hanoi 1986. All text is in French.


Saturday, April 23, 2016

This is Poland (22)

This is Poland. Softcover book published by Interpress Publishers Warsaw 1972, 216 pages with colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. All text is in English.



Tuesday, April 19, 2016

New China (12)

New China. Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press 1953, unpaginated with black and white photographs. All text is in English.

The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at work.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. (4)

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. Paperback magazine published by Novosti Press Agency. All text is in English.

Kalinin Prospekt. It was laid in the 1960s through old quarters of Moscow.

Young Pioneers' Palace on Lenin Hills.

New building of the Moscow Art Theatre

New construction in the northern part of the capital

Administrative building in the city centre.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (32).

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.

The powerful demonstration in honour of the V Congress of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany on Marx-Engels Square

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik. (26)

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

Artificial lake construction in Czechoslovakia dates back to the Middle Ages. The region with the most lakes is southern Bohemia.