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).

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty).

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

 The television building

The Panorama Hotel

Friday, December 26, 2014

Along the Yellow River (20)

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.

Huayuankou, a town to the north of Chengchow. Here in 1938, Kuomintang troops blew up the Yellow River dyke on orders from Chiang Kai-shek, causing serious flooding. Now it takes on a completely new look.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (4).

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

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Deutsche Demokratische Republik (23).

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.

The products of our nationally-owned industries are exported to all countries of the world: Model of the first German jet airliner at the 5th International Fair in Damascus.

Printing machinery at the International Graphic Exhibition in Lausanne.

Germany’s first nuclear reactor at Rosendorf near Dresden

VEB Jenapharm: Filling penicillin phiols.

The VEB Carl Zeiss Works are the biggest optical works in the world. The reflector for a two-metre-telescope is grinded

Operating the rotary printing machine

Markkleeberg: The Agricultural Exhibition offers many suggestions to all agricultural co-operatives and machine-and-tractor stations

Monday, December 15, 2014

Olympic Moscow (24)

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

Moscow day by day

Thursday, December 11, 2014

New China (4)

New China. Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press 1953, unpaginated with black and white photographs. All text is in English.

Student campers from Peking Teachers' College sing songs about their happy, new life

Young people go out to collect biological specimens, combining scientific pursuits with recreation

An outing for a group of boys and girls on a hill overlooking the beautiful West Lake in Hangchow

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Czechoslovakia by Frantisek Rachlik. (18)

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

In the name of Life and Joy and Beauty 
Stanislav K. Neumann

Friday, December 5, 2014

This is Poland (12)

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.

Control centre of the Polish-built Paras power plant, India

The Plant is fully automated

Central control room

The complicated production process can only be followed on the control board