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).

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu (2)

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

Marx Prospekt with the Bolshoi and Maly State Theatres (left) and the Metropole Hotel (centre)

Marx Prospekt. Bolshoi Theatre. (Left) House of the Council of Ministers of the USSR and the House of Trade Unions

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Blue Adriatic (4)

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

Rovinj, Croatia

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey (6)

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

The windmills standing upright on the fields are peculiarities on North Jiangsu Plain. They revolve day and night pumping up water from channels linked with the canal to irrigate the fields.

The mulberry fields in the Hangzhou, Jiaxing and Huzhous area. Silk industry occupies an important place in this area.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. (5)

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


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun (13).

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.

Chiliying brigade’s peasant artists perform for commune members in the fields.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (11).

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


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