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).

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Chinese Martial Arts. (7)

Chinese Martial Arts.  Paperback published by Zhaohua Publishing House, Beijing, 1982.  All text is in English.

The three-section cudgel is one of the “soft” weapons that can fend off as well as produce hard blows.

Scimitar versus spear.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Daugavpils (7).

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

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Olympic Moscow (13)

Olympic Moscow, compiled by B. Bazunov and S. Popov.  Hardcover book published by Progress Publishers Moscow 1979. All text is in English.

Moscow is a major centre of sports medicine

Moscow is a major centre of sports medicine

 Moscow is a major centre of sports medicine

Friday, February 15, 2013

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (11).

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.

Berliners demonstrating on May Day

Our “fighting groups of workers” protect the property of the people and the achievements of socialism

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Czechoslovak Spartakiades (11)

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

Modern new housing estates characterize the culture and living environment.  This view shows the East Bohemian metropolis of Hradec Kralove

Friday, February 8, 2013

Pyongyang (17).

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

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Warszawa 1960 (9)

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

 General view of the Warszawa Steel Mill

 Chimneys of the Warszawa Steel Mill

General view of the Zeran cement-works