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).

Monday, February 21, 2011

China Travel: Shanghai Hangzhou Nanjing Wuxi Suzhou (2)

China Travel: Shanghai Hangzhou Nanjing Wuxi Suzhou, edited by China International Travel Service.  Paperback book published by China Travel and Tourism Press Beijing 1975.  Text is in English.

Shanghai workers criticize Lin Piao and Confucius
A farm machinery plant run by a Shanghai rural people’s commune

A barefoot doctor in rural Shanghai treating poor and lower-middle peasants

Cadre School Members doing manual labour

Hangzhou silk parasols

Educated youth in the countryside
Pupils of the Chengxian Street Primary School of Nanjing learning farm work

A good harvest of silkworm cocoons

A bumper harvest of sweet juicy peaches

(Workers’ Sanitarium of Wuxi)

The Suzhou Dongfanghong Silk Weaving Mill used to be a small back street workshop.  After liberation, its equipment increased from 30 to more than 730 pieces, and the number of workers from 90 to over 2,000. (etc.)

Yuhuatai used to be a tourist spot in Nanjing.  But after 1927 when Chiang Kai-shek betrayed the revolution, it was turned into an execution ground. (etc.)

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