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).

Monday, October 26, 2015

Soviet Siberia (14).

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.

He may be a geologist or a metal worker. Or he may help build some new town as well-planned and cheerful as that pearl of the Arctic – Norlisk.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

New China (10)

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

The China Medical College in Shenyang (Mukden), Northeast China. To meet present-day needs, the College emphasizes preventative medicine and the training of needed specialists

Two students of China’s largest agicultural university of Agriculture in Peking. The students of this well-equiped university are trained in advanced Soviet agricultural science and study the age-old farming experience of China’s multi-million peasantry

Peasant girls attending class in a winter school. In the winter of 1952-53 some 50 million peasants attended winter schools for combating illiteracy. Peasant education made such a rapid advance that by the end of 1952 twenty six million had been transferred to regular schools

Children of Uigher nationality learn to write in their own language. In 1951, there were over 9,100 primary schools and 117 secondary schools of the national minorities in Northeast China, Inner Mongolia, Sinkiang, Chinghai, Ningsia, and other provinces.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (3)

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

Employees of the VEF have kindergartens, pioneer-camps, the rest-house in Jurmala for 1000 people annually at their disposal. The enterprise has a hospital, a preventorium, a science and culture palace, a complex of sport facilities as well as a large public catering establishement with specialized pavilions, cafes and snack-bars

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Érdekes Kalendárium 1978 (8).

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

Akornyezet vedelmeert

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey (3)

The Grand Canal: An Odyssey. Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press 1987, 197 pages.

 The speeding modern vehicles contrasted with the slow-walking mares make a peculiar sight in Tongzhou.

Huaiyn, formerly named Qingjiangpu, used to be an important city in northern Jiangsu.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Praha, Jeji Krasy (Prague - Its beauty) (5).

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

Soviet Tank Corp Square