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, September 17, 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina (5).

Bosnia and Herzegovina, text by Alojz Benac and Ivan Lovenovic. Hardcover book published by Sour “Svjetlost” Jugoslovenska Revija 1986.

The modern times have brought new rhythms both in life and entertainment. Hence it often happens that modern songs appear which are derived from the country's rich treasury of folk melodies, and which enjoy great popularity among the young.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu (16)

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

Kalinin Street and Lenin State Library (new building)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan (18)

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan, compiled by China International Travel Service, Guangzhou Branch and Editorial Department of the Guangdong People's Publishing House. Paperback book published by Guangdong People's Publishing House 1977, 112 pages. All text is in English.

Emulate the Dazhai spirit in energetically building socialism cadres and commune members working shoulder to shoulder to reclaim farmland on an old river bed.

Follow the example of the people of Dazhai in changing mountains and rivers – construction work at the Chongkou Aqueduct, part of the the Tangliao Water Diversion Project on the Liuxi River.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Viet-Nam (21)

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.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

This is Poland (38)

This is Poland. Softcover book published by Interpress Publishers Warsaw 1972, 216 pages with colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. All text is in English.

Millions of trees and bushes have been planted on waste dumps

Monday, August 19, 2019

New China (29)

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

Workers on a state farm celebrate a bumper harvest

Members of the Spark Collective Farm in Hwachuan, Northeast China, discuss signing a “Patriotic Pact” to increase production

The People’s Government sends aeroplanes to help peasants wipe out a threatened plague of locusts. Previously helpless before natural calamities, China’s peasants now overcome them with the help of the People’s Government

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Magyarorszag (11)

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