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).

Friday, September 19, 2014

This is Poland (10)

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.

Pulawy Nitrogen Plant is one of the best planned nitrogen works in Poland

Grzybow landscape in no way recalls traditional sulphur-mine scenery

To the average viewer the Petrochemical Combine is just a mass of pipes and cisterns from which the ready product is sent out the world over


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (2)

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

A MODERN VESZPREMI RENDOLOINTEZET









Friday, September 12, 2014

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (22).

Deutsche Demokratische Republik.  Hardcover book published by Sachsenverlag Dresden 1959.  All text is in German.  There is a booklet with Russian, English, French and Spanish translations.

In the dancing-bar “Palette”

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture.

Taichai: Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture. Paperback booklet published by Foreign Languages Press 1972, 29 pages. All text is in English.


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Crimea: Architecture Monuments.

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



The Ai-Danil Sanatorium rises on a seacoast

Monday, September 1, 2014

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik (15)

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik. Hardcover book published by SNTL, Prague 1957. All text is in English.

PRAGUE. May 9th, Liberation Day, is celebrated as a national holiday, Costumed groups marching along the Avenue of the Defenders of Peace.


THE EXHIBTION OF CZECHOSLOVAK ENGINEERING AT BRNO presents the latest in Czechoslovak engineering.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun (6).

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.

Peasant expert Li An-jen (left) and another commune member study insect pests in a cotton field. The commune’s research and technical services (including an effective pest-detection network) has spread scientific farming with fine results.

Workers of the commune’s farm machinery plant overhaul an insecticide duster for a brigade.

Lu Hsueh-jung (centre), one of the first graduates of the commune’s agro-technical school and now a visiting instructor, counsels her students after class.