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).

Sunday, December 17, 2017

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan (9).

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.

Guangzhou No.1 People's Hospital.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (18).

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.

Not far from Moscow is Zvezdny Gorodok (Stellar Town), where the Soviet cosmonauts live and work.

Andrian Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanov were the first to demonstrate the possibility of prolonged space flight, spending 18 days aboard the spaceship Soyuz-9.

Valentina Nikolayeva-Tereshkova, Hero of the Soviet Union, is the only woman who has been up into space.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

This is Poland (29)

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.

Quantities of urea are exported to India

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Ceskoslovenska mesta (5)

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




Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey (9)

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

After the Grand Canal flows into Wuxi, it is divided into three streams. This is one of them.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Crimea: Architecture Monuments (10).

Crimea: Architecture Monuments. Hardcover book published in 1991, 255 pages with colour photographs. Text is in Russian, English and German.

The Yalta Hotel has become a notable sight in the Southern Coast of the Crimea

The Ukranian Sanatorium is a typical example of architecture of the post war decade and follows both classic and national traditions.

The architecture of the Druzhba Holiday Hotel is marked by clear lines and precise geometric forms

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Viet-Nam (10)

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.