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, August 13, 2020

Harm into Benefit: Taming the Haiho River (3)

Harm into Benefit: Taming the Haiho River by Ho Chin. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press 1975, 79 pages. All text is in English.

Dredger at work opening a new outlet to the sea.


Hsienhsien key project on the New Tzuya River.


The New Tzuya main project across South Canal.


Headgate on the Tuliu Diversion Canal. 

Friday, August 7, 2020

Yugoslavia: An Art-Book (3)

Yugoslavia: An Art-Book, photographs by Otto Siegner. Hardcover book published by Verlag Ludwig Simon, Munchen – Pullach (no date, 1950s?), 239 pages with black and white photographs, text is in English.

… from the surrounding villages come to town in their buggies

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Viet-Nam (27)

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.






Thursday, July 23, 2020

Magyarorszag (14)

Magyarorszag. Hardcover book with pictorial boards published by Corvina 1972. All text is in Hungarian.





Friday, July 17, 2020

Moscow Metro, Le Metro de Moscau, Die Moskauer Metro (4).

Moscow Metro, Le Metro de Moscau, Die Moskauer Metro. Hardcover book published by MP 1978. Text is in Russian and English.

The Krasnosselskaya Station


The Krasnosselskaya Station


The Krasnosselskaya Station


Sunday, July 12, 2020

Great Leader Chairman Mao will live forever in our hearts (9).

Great Leader Chairman Mao will live forever in our hearts. Paperback booklet published by Joint Publishing Co. (Hongkong Branch) 1976.

Chairman Mao with representatives attending the Yenan Forum on Literature and Art in May, 1942.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (25)

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