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, September 26, 2016

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty) (12).

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 Novodvorska housing estate

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (14).

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.

Summer rains makes the cool and fresh. Rain-washed Moscow looks even more attractive than usual.




Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Blue Adriatic (6)

The Blue Adriatic. Hardcover book published by Spektar, Zagreb (no date). Text is in Croato-Serbian, English, German, Italian and French.

Porec – Zelena Laguna, Croatia

Monday, September 12, 2016

New China (15)

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

Mao Tse-Tung

Chairman Mao Tse-tung with two Young Pioneers on the balcony of Tien An Men, reviewing the people’s parade on National Day, 1951

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (7)

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia). Hardcover book published by Riga Avots 1985, 215 pages with colour photographs throughout.


Monday, September 5, 2016

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu (3)

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu. Hardcover book published 1963. Text is in Russian, English, French, German and Spanish.

Manege Square. (Left) Moscow State University; next come the buildings of the Intourist, the National Hotel, the House of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, and the Moskva Hotel

Manege Square from the Moskva Hotel. (Right) Gorky Street

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (13).

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

A Budapesti Vasas sportiskolaja