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).

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Warszawa 1960 (5)

Warszawa 1960, photographic elaboration by Edmund Kupiecki.  Hardcover book published by Arkady 1960. Text is in Polish and English.

Corner of Jerozolimskie Avenue and Nowy Swiat Street: National Museum and Party House

North-eastern part of the city centre

Krusza Street

Corner of Marszalkowska and Sienkiewicz Streets: Polish Savings Bank, Philharmonic Hall; in  the background, Warsaw Hotel

The city centre: corner of Marszalkowska Street and Jerozolimskie Avenue

North-South Thoroughfare

Monday, May 28, 2012

Czechoslovak Spartakiades (7)

Czechoslovak Spartakiades by Julius Chvalny.  Hardcover book published by Orbis Press Agency, Prague.  Text is in Russian, English, German, French and Spanish.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Along the Yellow River (5).

Along the Yellow River.  Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press Peking 1975. (This album is made based on pictures and texts which appeared in China Pictorial between June 1973 and May 1974, with some editorial changes.) Text is in English.

A workshop in the Wuchung County meter and instrument plant.

In a switchgear room.

Installing a huge China-made hydro-turbine generator in the Liuchia Gorge power station.

An engineer (right) of worker origin checking turbine rotation with other young workers.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Daugavpils (2).

Daugavpils. Hardcover book with pictorial boards (no dust jacket) published by Avots, Riga 1988.  Text is in Latvian and Russian.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Moscow Metro Photoguide (5)

Moscow Metro Photoguide, written and compiled by Valentin Berezin, photos by Alexander Terziyev.  Hardcover published by Planeta Publishers 1986.  Text is in English.


Sunday, May 13, 2012

A Glance at China’s Economy by Cheng Shih (3).

A Glance at China’s Economy by Cheng Shih.  Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press, Peking 1974.

Tractors made in China.

Making mining equipement.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Hradec Kralove (6)

Hradec Kralove, fotografie Zdenek Menec.  Hardcover book published 1982.  Text is in Czech.

Grandhotel Bystica.
Budova Ceske statni sporitelny.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

The Winds of Wanderlust: Hiking and Tourist Trails in the Soviet Union (2).

The Winds of Wanderlust: Hiking and Tourist Trails in the Soviet Union.  Hardcover book published by Progress Publishers 1978.  All text is in English.

Until recently it was only parachute jumpers who could enjoy floating freely in the air.  Today, pilots of delta gliders are beginning to compete with them.