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, September 28, 2014

Soviet Siberia (8).

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.

Siberia today is a scientific and cultural centre of international importance. Numerous foreign delegations come, and international youth meetings, scientific and cultural conferences have become a firm tradition.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

New China (2)

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

 “The railways taken over by us were more or less wrecked in the war.”

Large-scale construction begins

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