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 29, 2013

This is Poland.

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.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Olympic Moscow (14)

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

Everyday working Moscow

Everyday working Moscow

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (14).

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

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik (5)

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik.  Hardcover book published by SNTL, Prague 1957. All text is in English.


PLZEN. This ancient town was built in 1290.  Today it is famous throughout the world for its breweries whose trademark stands for the best beer in the world.

Slovakia is changing visibly to a modern industrial country. On June 1st, 1956 the tunnel and generator furnaces of the magnesite works at LUBENIK were started.

THE NORTH BOHEMIAN BROWN COAL BASIN is one of the richest in the world. In the production of brown coal Czechoslovakia is approaching an annual output of 55 million tons.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Pyongyang (20).

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

Angler’s joy

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Daugavpils (9).

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

Saturday, June 1, 2013

A Glance at China’s Economy by Cheng Shih (8).

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

Laser is being used at clock and watch plants for boring ruby bearings.