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).

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia)

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia). Hardcover book published by Riga Avots 1985, 215 pages with colour photographs throughout. 

Chief conductors of the Song Festival G. Kokars, P. Kvelde, E. Racevskis, J. Dumins, A. Derkevica, H. Mednis.


The joint choir on the Great Stage of Mezaparks.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (7).

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



Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Inside a People’s Commune: Report from Chiliying by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun (9).

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.

Supply and marketing co-operatives often set up mobile stands in village streets for the convenience of buyers.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Berlin Hauptstadt der DDR: Unter den Linden (The avenue Unter den Linden) (8)

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

Interhotel “Unter den Linden”

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Pyongyang (27)

Pyongyang.  Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Publishing House Pyongyang, DPRK 1980.  Text is in English.



A central street in days of Japanese imperialist colonial rule

The Taedong-gang Riverside in the period of Japanese imperialist colonial rule

Part of Pyongyang damaged by US imperialists’ bombings in the Fatherland Liberation War

The railway bridge over the Taedong-gang River and a factory destroyed by the US imperialists’ bombings


Old scene of the Potong River

Pyongyang in first days of postwar reconstruction

Working people in Pyongyang rise up in postwar reconstruction

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Red Detachment of Women – A Modern Revolutionary Ballet: Revised collectively by the China Ballet Troupe (May 1970 script). (3)

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.

Wu Ching-hua has strong class feeling as she practices marksmanship and grenade throwing under the Company Commander's instruction.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty) (3).

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

Prague children in the Petrin Gardens

Recreation on the Novodvorska housing estate