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, April 24, 2015

Red Detachment of Women – A Modern Revolutionary Ballet: Revised collectively by the China Ballet Troupe (May 1970 script). (2)

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.

Red Army cadre Hung Chang-ching and his messenger Pang, disguised as peasants, are on a scouting mission.

With deep proletarion feeling, Hung Chang-ching points out the revolutionary road for Wu Ching-hua.

Wu Ching-hua knocks the Tyrant to the ground and threatens him with her gun.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden) (7)

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden). Paperback booklet published by Berlin-Information 1980, 40 pages.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New China (7)

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

 Children in nursery schools undergo regular physical examinations

Children from a Peking nursery school taking a walk in the beautiful Peihai Park. Many educational and health institutions have been established to safeguard the welfare of mothers and children. There are more than fifty thousand nurseries in China today

 Children spending a happy summer in Tsingtao, a well known seaside health resort in Shantung Province

Happy children from the nursery of the Tientsin Railway Bureau at play at Peitaiho, a seaside resort in Hopei Province.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty) (2).

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty). Hardcover book published by Olympia 1985, with Czech text with various translations at the back of the book.

Hotel Inter Continental

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

This is Poland (15)

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.

 In his spare time engineer Jerzy Palluth models World War II combat planes

For many years Mieczyslaw Boczar’s hobby has been collecting and modelling famous military figurines

Friday, April 3, 2015

Soviet Siberia (10).

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.

 … engineering works, electrical apparatus, metallurgical, chemical and paper factories, and light industries such as clothes, knitted garments and furniture.


Monday, March 30, 2015

Beautiful Kweilin (10).

Beautiful Kweilin. Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1978. All text is in English.

 Kuan Yen (Crown Cavern) on the Likiang is high and spacious, with stalactites at it mouth, where an underground river leisurely empties clear water into the Likiang.

Songs and laughter resound from Pan Shan Ting Hillside Pavilion in People’s Park.