The Keep Calm Shop
Welcome to the KEEP CALM and CARRY ON shop, below you can see a small selection of the goods available to buy. We have more goodies in the categories on the right hand side of the page. Everything from posters and cushions to mugs and ties!
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This cute t shirt features a British World War II poster to encourage people to grow their own food at home. Illustrated by Mary Tunbridge for the Ministry of Information, it shows a cute little boy in a sunhat holding a garden hoe in one hand and trailing a garden spade in the other. The slogan is "Dig for Victory."
This gift bag was inspired by the 1939 Motivational poster "Keep calm and carry on", which was originally produced at the onset on World War II. Two and a half million copies of the poster were printed to stiffen public resolve in the event of a national invasion. All remained in storage until one copy was found 60 years later at the bottom of a box of books bought at auction. The bookseller put the poster up in his shop and its message of reassurance has since become iconic. The bag is play on the words and says "Keep Calm I've kept the receipt". It comes with a matching tag ad has matching paper handles
Fun & pretty apron - keep calm & eat cupcakes Keep calm cupcakes sweet and colorful apron for cupcake lovers. My Zazzle shoes were mentioned in Advanced Photoshop Magazine Issue #66 2010 "CHECK OUT MY FLICKR":http://www.flickr.com/photos/birdarts/ (c) Andi Libberton Bird All Rights Reserved
The Dig For Victory campaign to encourage people to grow their own food began in Britain in September 1940. This was the government's plan to avert hunger in the event of the war lasting more than a few months. This book takes the reader through the seasons offering helpful gardening tips.
A bold, colourful print full to the brim of bag and shoe illustrations. This would be a great print for the fashion conscious lady and would add a touch of femininity to any room. A lovely, vibrant fashion illustration depicting lots of pretty court shoes and beautiful bags in a rainbow of colours. Please note: Colours may vary slightly depending on monitor settings Made from: Illustrations by Emily are all hand drawn before being digitally coloured. They are printed on...
Keep Calm and Carry On is one of the most famous British poster slogans from the Second World War and is now enjoying a revival in these tough times. In bright red with white lettering and a regal crown, it makes a fun fridge magnet design. The magnet would make a great gift for friends and family with a sense of humor.
1000's of other historical vintage prints, posters, ads, and more available, CLICK HERE to visit our main site at http://www.jnniepce.com/ The communist propaganda was extensively based on the Marxism-Leninism ideology to promote the Communist Party line. In societies with pervasive censorship, the propaganda was omnipresent and very efficient. It penetrated even social and natural sciences giving rise to various pseudo-scientific theories like Lysenkoism, whereas fields of real knowledge, as genetics, cybernetics, and comparative linguistics were condemned and forbidden as "bourgeois pseudoscience". With "truths repressed, falsehoods in every field were incessantly rubbed in in print, at endless meetings, in school, in mass demonstrations, on the radio". Main Soviet censorship body, Glavlit employed seventy thousand full-time staff not only to eliminate any undesirable printed materials, but also "to ensure that the correct ideological spin was put on every published item". Telling anything against the "Party line" was punished by imprisonment. "Today a man only talks freely to his wife - at night, with the blankets pulled over his head", said writer Isaac Babel privately to a trusted friend. According to Robert Conquest, "All in all, unprecedented terror must seem necessary to ideologically motivated attempts to transform society massively and speedily, against its natural possibilities. The accompanying falsifications took place, and on a barely credible scale, in every sphere. Real facts, real statistics, disappeared into the realm of fantasy. History, including the History of the Communist Party, or rather especially the history of the Communist Party, was rewritten. Unpersons disappeared from the official record. A new past, as well as new present, was imposed on the captive minds of the Soviet population, as was, of course, admitted when truth emerged in the late 1980s". An important goal of Communist propaganda was to create a new man. Schools and the Communist youth organizations, like Soviet pioneers and Komsomol, served to remove children from the "petty-bourgeois" family and indoctrinate the next generation into the collective way of life. One of schooling theorists stated: We must make the young into a generation of Communists. Children, like soft wax, are very malleable and they should be moulded into good Communists... We must rescue children from the harmful influence of the family... We must nationalize them. From the earliest days of their little lives, they must find themselves under the beneficient influence of Communist schools... To oblige the mother to give her child to the Soviet state - that is our task.". The most effective means to achieve this objective "was the denial of the victim's humanity through the process of dehumanization", "the reduction of real or imaginary enemy to a zoological state". In particular, Vladimir Lenin called to exterminate enemies "as harmful insects", "lice" and "bloodsuckers". According to writer and propagandist Maksim Gorky, "Class hatred should be cultivated by an organic revulsion as far as the enemy is concerned. Enemies must be seen as inferior. I believe quite profoundly that the enemy is our inferior, and is a degenerate not only in the physical plane but also in the moral sense". He also called to use enemy of the people as "human guinea pigs" for human experimentation in the USSR Institute of Experimental Medicine in 1933, which would be "a true service to humanity", according to him . According to The Black Book of Communism, an example of such demonizing animal rhetoric were speeches by state procurator Andrey Vyshinsky during Stalin's show trials. He said about the suspects: "Shoot these rabid dogs. Death to this gang who hide their ferocious teeth, their eagle claws, from the people! Down with that vulture Trotsky, from whose mouth a bloody venom drips, putrefying the great ideals of Marxism!... Down with these abject animals! Let's put an end once and for all to these miserable hybrids of foxes and pigs, these stinking corpses! Let's exterminate the mad dogs of capitalism, who want to tear to pieces the flower of our new Soviet nation! Let's push the bestial hatred they bear our leaders back down their own throats!" CIA estimated in 1980s that the budget of Soviet propaganda abroad was between 3.5-4.0 billion dollars. Propaganda abroad was partly conducted by Soviet intelligence agencies. GRU alone spent more than $1 billion for propaganda and peace movements against Vietnam War, which was a "hugely successful campaign and well worth the cost", according to GRU defector Stanislav Lunev . He claimed that "the GRU and the KGB helped to fund just about every antiwar movement and organization in America and abroad". According to Oleg Kalugin, "the Soviet intelligence was really unparalleled. ... The KGB programs -- which would run all sorts of congresses, peace congresses, youth congresses, festivals, women's movements, trade union movements, campaigns against U.S. missiles in Europe, campaigns against neutron weapons, allegations that AIDS ... was invented by the CIA ... all sorts of forgeries and faked material -- [were] targeted at politicians, the academic community, at the public at large."