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, January 28, 2017

This is Poland (25)

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.

Masurian lakes – peaceful oasis of unspoilt nature, favourite rendezvous of holidays-on-water enthusiasts

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan (4).

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan, compiled by China International Travel Service, Guangzhou Branch and Editorial Department of the Guangdong People's Publishing House. Paperback book published by Guangdong People's Publishing House 1977, 112 pages. All text is in English.

The Memorial Part ot the Martyrs of the Guangzhou Uprising was built in 1957 to commemorate those who died in the Guangzhou Uprising of December 1927, during which a people's political power was born.

Friendships first, competition second” - A friendly match between the Guangzhou and Liaoning football teams held in Yuexiushan Stadium, Guangzhou.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (15).

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

Nyari vendegeini

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Soviet Siberia (20)

Soviet Siberia by E. Klenov and G. Paderin. Hardcover book with pictorial boards (no dust jacket) published by Progress Publishers Moscow 1970, unpaginated with colour and black and white photographs.

Only the very brave venture into the water in the winter time. But young and old love fishing through the ice, and are not to be put off by the severest of frosts.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (8)

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia). Hardcover book published by Riga Avots 1985, 215 pages with colour photographs throughout.

Agricultural production in the republic has been fully industrialized. There are agroindustrial unions in all the districts. More than 50 interkolhoz enterprises and organizations as well as 237 cattle breeding complexes are successfully functioning. Only pedigree stick is reared in the state and collective farms.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

New China (18)

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

Jung Kuan-hsiu, peasant delegate, casts her vote at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the supreme political body of the nation. Famous as a labour heroine, she is an outstanding representative of our new peasantry which, in the course of the land reform movement, elected its own local governments and local assemblies