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Абдурахим Ходжибаев: страницы короткой жизни Abdurahim Khodzhibaev: Pages From a Short Life

Abdurahim Khodzhibaev (1900-1938) was the first Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Tajik SSR. An early member of the Communist Party in Khujand, he rose to prominence in the 1930s before falling victim to the Great Terror. This memoir was written by his daughter, Baroat Khodzhibaeva.
Date: 2000 Source: B.A. Khodzhibaeva. Abdurakhim Khodzhibaev: stranitsy korotkoi zhizny (Khujand, 2000).

Исповедь Confessions

Dr. Masud Rasuli (1925 - 1996) was an important Tajik and Uzbek literary scholar, who lived and worked in Samarkand and Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He worked as the Head of the Russian Literature Department of the Institute of Language and Literature at the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.  These memoirs cover the majority of the Soviet period, including his childhood. The book offers an insight into Central Asia's reformist jadid movement, many members of which were repressed during the Stalinist period.
Date: 2000 Source: Rasuli, Ma''sud. Ispoved. Tashkent: O'Qituvchi, 2000.

Власть времени The Power of Time

From the publisher: Публикуемые мемуары выдающегося государственного и общественного деятеля Таджикистана Назаршо Додхудоева (1915—2000) знакомят читателя с отдельными эпизодами и людьми, связанными с жизнью страны в наиболее интересный период новейшей истории Центральной Азии. Эти драгоценные свидетельства складываются в рассказ о судьбе паренька с далекого Памира, сумевшего благодаря несомненным качествам лидера, беззаветной любви к Родине и исключительному уважению к людям оказать влияние на развитие республики в середине XX столетия. Nazarsho Dodhudoev (1915-2000) was a party and state official. Born in the Rushan district of what would later become the Gorno Badakshanskaia Avtonomnaia Oblast' (GBAO), he began his career as a teacher before joining the Komsomol and eventually the NKVD before embarking on a state and party career in Stalinabad (Dushanbe) and Moscow. He lost his position in the purge that followed the cotton scandal in Tajikistan in 1961. The memoir covers his childhood, education, the political effects of the purges, and his work under Bobojon Gafurov, Tursun Uljaboev, and others.
Date: 2001 Source: Dodkhudoev, Nazorsho. Vlast' vremeni. Almaty, 2001.

Джалол Икрами: Неизвестные страницы Jalol Ikrami: Unknown Pages

Jonon Ikrami (1936-) is a chemist and the son of writer Jalol Ikromi. In these memoirs he recounts episodes from the life of his father, the Tajik author Jalol Ikrami. The memoirs cover the authors’ childhood, the 1937 purges, and Jalol Ikrami’s relationship with other Soviet and Central Asian political and literary figures like Sharaf Rashidov, Habibullo Nazarov, Mukhtar Auezov, Mikhail Zand, and Marietta Shaginyan. The memoirs complement Jalol Ikrami’s own memoirs.
Date: 2010 Source: Ikromi, Jonon. Jalol Ikrami: Neizvestnye stranitsy. Dushanbe: SDC, 2010.

Достони зиндагӣ (қ 3.) Stories of life (volume 3)

From the publisher: Дар ҷилди сеюм «Достони зиндагӣ» хотираҳои давраи донишгоҳи муаллиф бо сабки равону дилчасп қаламдод шудаанд. Дар ин китоб хонанда бо воқеаҳои сиёсивӯ фарҳангӣ ва иҷтимоии даҳ соли охири асри XX ва як қатор чеҳраҳои хотирмони ин солҳои пурошӯб ошно мегардад. H. Asozoda (1941-2014) was a prominent literary historian and educator who served two tours as an interpreter in Afghanistan. This is the third volume of H. Asozoda's three volume memoir. It covers the post-Soviet period and the civil war.
Date: Source: Asozoda, Khudoinazar. Dostoni zindagi [3 vols.] Dushanbe: Devashtich, 2006-2008. vol. 3

Достони зиндагӣ ( қ 2.) Stories of life (volume 2)

From the publisher: Китоби мазкур аз боба фаъолияти илмиву омӯзгории адабиётшинос профессор Х. Асозода солҳои 1974-1990 дар Донишгоҳи давлатии Тоҷикистон нақл намуда, доир ба ҳаёти илмиву фарҳангй ва адабии зшон маводи зиёди арзишмандеро дар бар мегирад. Китоб барои доираи васеи хонандагон, олимон, омӯзгорон, томбилмон ва ихлосмондани илму адаб пешниҳод мегардад. H. Asozoda (1941-2014) was a prominent literary historian and educator who served two tours as an interpreter in Afghanistan. This is the second volume of H. Asozoda's three volume memoir. It covers the perios 1974-1990, when he worked at the State University in Dushanbe. Note that his service in Afghanistan is covered in two separate volumes available here.
Date: Source: Asozoda, Khudoinazar. Dostoni zindagi [3 vols.] Dushanbe: Devashtich, 2006-2008. vol. 2

Достони зиндагӣ (қ. 1) Stories of life

From the publisher: Доктори илмиу филология профессор X. Асозода дар ҷилди якуми китоби хотироти худ ҳаёти тифливу наврасӣ, солҳои донишчуи аввалин қадамҳои дар ҷодаи илму маориф гузоштаи хешро бо забони шево ба риштаи тасвир кашидааст. Мутолиаи китоб барои доираи восеи хонандогон алалхусус барои онҳое ки омузиши ҳаёт ва эҷодиёт чеҳраҳои шинохтаи фарҳангиро пешаи худ қарор доданд, судманд хоҳад буд.
H. Asozoda (1941-2014) was a prominent literary historian and educator who served two tours as an interpreter in Afghanistan. This is the first volume of H. Asozoda's three volume memoirs. It covers his childhood, schooling in Kulob, studies in Dushanbe, and his graduate work. It is particularly useful for its description of university life in the 1960s, and the perspective it offers on the contrast between life in more provincial cities and in the capital.
Date: 2006-2008 Source: Asozoda, Khudoinazar. Dostoni zindagi [3 vols.] Dushanbe: Devashtich, 2006-2008. vol. 1

Жизнь в искусстве A Life in Art

Ashur Haydarov (1916-1988) was a Tajik artist. Born in Samarqand, he studied with Pavel Benkov, then went to work at the newspaper Lenin Yuli, where one of his colleagues was future First Secretary of Uzbekistan Sharof Rashidov. After the outbreak of war in 1941, Haydarov volunteered for service and was comissioned as a Second Liutenant. He was taken prisoner but escaped and joined partisan forces, eventually joining an NKVD detachment. After the war in 1949 Haydarov was arrested for supposed collaboration and imprisoned until 1955. He subsequently made a succesful aristic career but was not formally rehabilitated until 1989. The volume includes his (unfinished) memoirs, focusing on his youth, wartime service, and imprisonment, as well as articles from colleagues and friends.
Date: 2001 Source: Haydarov, Ashur. Zhizn' v iskusstve. Dushanbe, 2001.

Тақдир (хотира ва
Fate (memoirs)

From the publisher: «Такдир» хотира ва ёддоштҳои ходими маъруфи ҳизбиву ҷамиятӣ Камоли Суфиён буда, аз талху шириниҳои рӯзгор ва лаҳзаҳои хотирмону нотакрор ҳикоят мекунад. Роҳи паймуда ва қисмати қаҳрамони марказй ибратбахшу пандомӯз аст, махсусан, барои ҷавонон. Kamol Sufiyon (Sufiev) 1931–? was a Communist Party official who rose to be Minister of Horticulture of the Tajik SSR and continued his political career after the Soviet collapse. This memoir covers his childhood near Nurek in the 1930s, his time in the Komsomol, the war years, the building of the Danghara canal in the post-war years, military service in Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan) and his Party career in a number of districts, including Ordzhonikidzeabad (Vahdat).
Date: 2011 Source: Sufiyon, Kamoli. Taqdir (khotira va yoddoshtho). Dushanbe: Adib, 2011.

Сарнавишт Fate

From the publisher: Қудратуллоҳи Искидарғи дар иигоштаҳояш бо номи «Сарнавишт» аз дидаву шунидаҳояш бозгӯ шудааст, ки паҳлӯуои норӯшани ҳаёти солиёни гузаштаи рӯзгорашро рушанӣ меандозанд. Qudratulloi Iskidarghi (Sharifi Jamil Qudrati), b. 1927, was a longtime employee of the Tajik SSR's Committee for Radio and Television, and worked closedly from 1960s-1980s with many television and movie directors. Originally from the small village of Dargh near Aini, his memoir comments on his work and origins.
Date: 2014 Source: Iskidarghi, Qudratulloi. Sarnavisht. Dushanbe: Kayhon, 2014.

Он чӣ аз саргузашт
The stuff of memoirs

From the publisher: Ин китоби охирини Ҷалол Икромӣ мебошад. Нависанда дар бораи солҳои наврасиаш, хешу табораш, революсияи сосиалистии Бухоро ва сарнагун шудани республикаи сосиалистии Бухоро, тараққиёт ва сабзиши республикаи сосиалистии Тоҷикистон сухан меронад. Саҳифаҳои зиёде ба солҳои мудҳиши 1937-39 бахшида шудааст. Jalol Ikromi (1909-1993) was one of Soviet Tajikistan's most famous writers. This memoir covers his childhood in Bukhara as well his eventual move to Stalinabad (Dushanbe). A substantial portion of the memoir is devoted to the effect of the great terror on his own family and on the intelligentsia more generally. The final pages contain his reflections on Perestroika and the collapse of the USSR.
Date: 2009 Source: Ikromi, Jalol. On chi az sarguzasht. Dushanbe, 2009.

Мукотибаи Садриддин Айнӣ ва Абулқосим Лоҳутй. The correspondence of Sadriddin Ayni and Abdulqosem Lahuti

From the publisher: Ин китоб аз мактубҳои ду устоди бузург, Қаҳрамони Тоҷикистон Садриддин Айнӣ ва Абулқосим Лоҳутӣ фароҳам омадааст. Мактубҳо қимати илмиву адабӣ ва таърихӣ доранд.
This is a collection of correspondence between two of Soviet Tajikistan’s most prominent writers: Sadriddin Ayni (1878–1954) and Abdulqosim Lahuti (1887-1957). While both became part of the Tajik literary pantheon, neither had their primary residence in the republic. Ayni spent most of his life in Samarqand, while Lahuti lived in Moscow with his wife, Cecilia Bonu. These letters, held at the Archive of the Rudaki Institute of Literature in Dushanbe, were first published during the Soviet era. This second, more complete edition, includes additional letters from the period of the terror, when Ayni in particular was put under a great deal of pressure. The publication was prepared and edited by Khursheda Otahonova.
Date: 2003 Source: Otakhonova, Khursheda, (ed). Mukotibai Sadriddin Aini va Abulqosim Luhuti. Dushanbe: Devashtich, 2003.

Дил мехоҳад, ки гӯяму гирям My heart wishes for me to speak and to weep

From the publisher: Ин китоб аз ду қисм иборат буда, қисми аввал «Дил мехоҳад, ки гӯяму гирям” ном дорад. Муаллиф дар он хотираҳои айёми тифлӣ ва ҷавснии худро рӯйи коғаз овардааст, ки ба воқеаҳои соли 1937 марбут аст. Селоби хунолудаи даврони сталинй оилаи ин зиёии тоҷикро низ ба гирдоби худ кашида буд. Муаллиф ҳодисаҳоеро ёдовар шудааст, ки падари ғамхору меҳрубон ва модари мискину бенавояш аз сар'гузаронидаанд..У дар симои модар тоқат, матонат, сидиу вафо ва покии дили як нафар зани ба фоҷиаи мудҳиш рӯбарӯшудаи тоҷикро таҷассум намудааст. Қисми дуюм аз хотираҳо ва очеркҳои илмию оммавӣ иборат буда, фаъолияти илмию адабии чеҳраҳои намоёни илму фарҳангро фаро гирифтаанд. Инҳо Мирзо Турсунзода, Носирҷон Маъсумй, Муҳаммад Осимӣ, Аҳрор Мухторов, Раҷаб Амонов ва дигарон мебошанд. Khursheda Otakhonova was a Tajik literary historian, known in particular for her work on Abdulqassim Lahuti and Sadriddin Ayni. The first part of these memoirs, initially published in Sadoi Sharq,discusses the effect of Stalin’s purges on Otakhonova’s own family. Her father, Otahon Musohojaev, joined the Komsomol in 1919 and became a Party member in 1923; he was arrested in 1937. Hursheda and her mother sought shelter in Istarafshan; her father was released in 1944 but was not rehabilitated until 1957. Later chapters cover the author’s experience with prominent intellectuals and literary figures, including Abduqodir Manyezov and Mirzo Tursonzade.
Date: 2011 Source: Otakhonova, Khursheda. Dil mehohad, ki guiamu giram. Dushanbe: Irfon, 2011