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).

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (3).

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




Saturday, November 22, 2014

Soviet Siberia (9).

Soviet Siberia by E. Klenov and G. Paderin. Hardcover book with pictorial boards (no dust jacket) published by Progress Publishers Moscow 1970, unpaginated with colour and black and white photographs.

Siberia today is a scientific and cultural centre of international importance. Numerous foreign delegations come, and international youth meetings, scientific and cultural conferences have become a firm tradition.




Thursday, November 20, 2014

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture (3).

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture. Paperback booklet published by Foreign Languages Press 1972, 29 pages. All text is in English.

In ten years of hard battle, the peasants put in 80,000 workdays and finally succeeded in turning the barren hill-slopes into terraced fields.

A walking-tractor ploughing the land. Tachai is well on the way to farm mechanization and electrification.

Fertilizer being hauled uphill by electrically operated cables.

Tachai has reaped abundant harvest for ten years running. Commune members are piling up the maze.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Olympic Moscow (23)

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

Harmony of styles and periods



Saturday, November 8, 2014

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden) (5)

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

“Kleines Café” Unter den Linden

Botschaft der Volksrepublik Polen


Thursday, November 6, 2014

New China (3)

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

Vast deserts take up much of China’s Northwest. Now the challenge “Transform the deserts into oases” is beginning to fire the imagination of the youth. The sons and daughters of new China, who are already curbing the great rivers are determined to conquer the deserts too.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik. (17)

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