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).

Friday, October 30, 2020

China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan (25)

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 Chinese Export Commodities Fair, where China's import and export corporations discuss business with foreign trade agents.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Podomju Latvija (Soviet Latvia) (27)

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (12).

Bosnia and Herzegovina, text by Alojz Benac and Ivan Lovenovic. Hardcover book published by Sour “Svjetlost” Jugoslovenska Revija 1986.

First class tobacco is successfully grown in Herzegovina. The hard and patient labour which the cultivation of this plant demands produces a very rich crop,

There is a long tradition of bee keeping in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the flowering fields and meadows of which provide the hives with an abundant supply of ingredients for the production of delicious and aromatic honey.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Sputnik 11: Digest of Soviet Press, November 1978 (10).

Sputnik 11: Digest of Soviet Press, November 1978. Paperback magazine/booklet published by Novosti Press Agency 1978. All text is in English.

A poster devoted to the fifth anniversary of the October Revolution, published in 1922.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Harm into Benefit: Taming the Haiho River (4)

Harm into Benefit: Taming the Haiho River by Ho Chin.  Paperback book published by Foreign Languages Press 1975, 79 pages. All text is in English.

River-tamers heading for the site.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Yugoslavia: An Art-Book (4)

Yugoslavia: An Art-Book, photographs by Otto Siegner. Hardcover book published by Verlag Ludwig Simon, Munchen – Pullach (no date, 1950s?), 239 pages with black and white photographs, text is in English.

The Save river lowland near the highway (in the background) from Zagreb to Belgrade

Reaping of wheat; in many places even nowadays this is done with sickles

Landscape near Skoplje with the 8155 ft Ljubotin mountain