Collection of short papers published by the author in the Tajikistani press, about the reformist newspaper Bukhara-yi sharif published in the Emirate of Bukhara in 1912-13, followed by a choice of recent publications on it by Tajik journalists and scholars; information on the newspaper’s history, and on its protagonists, is extracted from the published works of some of the main memoirs-writers of the time (notably ‘Ayni and Ziya).  To be noticed: the date of the publication of the Bukhara-yi sharif’s first issue (March 11, 1912) has become in Dushanbe the anniversary date of the “Tajik” press.

Stéphane A. Dudoignon, National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris
CER: I-3.4.C-311