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, August 15, 2017

Soviet Siberia (23)

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.

The younger generations are carrying on the good work. They have built modern factories and airports, stations and river ports, thousands of miles of electric transmission lines and roads. And the job goes on…

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Ceskoslovenska mesta (3)

Ceskoslovenska mesta (Czechoslovak Towns) by Jiri Hruza. Hardcover book published by Olympia Praha 1976, 211 pages with black and white and colour photographs.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Red Detachment of Women – A Modern Revolutionary Ballet: Revised collectively by the China Ballet Troupe (May 1970 script). (12)

Red Detachment of Women – A Modern Revolutionary Ballet: Revised collectively by the China Ballet Troupe (May 1970 script). Hardcover book published by the Foreign Lanuages Press Peking 1972, 169 pages with black and white and colour photographs. Text is in English.

Wu Ching-hua and her comrades-in-arms mourn Comrade Hung Chang-ching; they resolve to carry on the cause of the fallen hero and wage revolution until final victory.



Friday, July 28, 2017

Sputnik: Digest of Soviet Press: 1 January 1978. (10)

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

The Russian bread baked in Finland is a success. L. Kazanskaya (left) and V. Patt (centre) with their Finnish colleagues.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Viet-Nam (8)

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.


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (16).

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.

Leonard Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Central Committee of CPSU, presented the Central Committee’s Report. The Congress worked out guide-lines for bringing about a considerable improvement in the well-being of the people, and endorsed the directives for the Ninth Five-Year Plan.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (17).

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