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).

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This is Poland (28)

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.

In this idyllic landscape only the chimney stacks are here to remind us we are in the very heart of Silesia

Young people receive free training in Polish glider centres

Nothing tastes better than a meal cooked over the camp fire

Saturday, October 14, 2017

New China (20)

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

Students, workers and government personnel participate in morning physical exercises. These exercises broadcast and popularized in many other ways are done by millions everyday

Monday, October 2, 2017

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu (9)

Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau Moscu. Hardcover book published 1963. Text is in Russian, English, French, German and Spanish.

Karl Marx Monument

Monday, September 25, 2017

Ceskoslovenska mesta (4)

Ceskoslovenska mesta (Czechoslovak Towns) by Jiri Hruza. Hardcover book published by Olympia Praha 1976, 211 pages with black and white and colour photographs.





Saturday, September 16, 2017

Viet-Nam (9)

Viet-Nam, text by Nikolai Solntsev, photography by Victor Guinsbourg, Albert Lieberman, Evgueni Lomovski. Hardover book published by Editions Paneta Moscou and Editions Van Hoa Hanoi 1986. All text is in French.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin (17).

Moscow by Yury Balanenko and Alexander Berezin.  
Hardcover book published by Planeta Publishers Moscow 1975, 207 pages with colour and black and white photographs. All text is in English.

Red Square is always crowded with people.

This monument erected in 1818 by the sculptor Ivan Martos stands for the greatness and steadfastness of the Russian people. It portrays Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky, who at the beginning of the seventeenth century headed a people’s volunteer army which drove the Polish and Lithuanian invaders from Moscow.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Magyarorszag (1)

Magyarorszag. Hardcover book with pictorial boards published by Corvina 1972. All text is in Hungarian.