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, June 19, 2018

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu (11)

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

Pushkin Square and Pushkin monument

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Viet-Nam (14)

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.



Friday, June 8, 2018

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (14)

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

Daugavpils has developed into an important industrial centre of the Baltic republics. Goods with the trade marks of the town;s factories are being exported to more than 40 countries.




J. Engelis, team-leader of the construction team, at the cinema “Oktobris.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (20).

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.

Moscow’s industrial workers produce a wide variety of machine tools and instruments, electric motors, transformers, ball-bearings, electronic equipment, footwear, clothing, etc.

Moscow is one of the four biggest cities in the world.


Monday, May 28, 2018

Magyarorszag (5)

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






Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New China (23)

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

A geological survey team at work. In order to meet the needs of China’s large scale construction, many such teams of geologists and students have been sent out to survey and prospect for China’s rich natural resources

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Soviet Siberia (24)

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.

What Siberian hands can’t do! They’re equally skilful with rush and chisel, with scalpel and burner. Siberian hands…