HISTORY OF DISCOVERY AND PRODUCTION OF PAPER
Husen Khairulloevich Djorayev
Bukhara State University, Associate Professor of the Department of Islamic History and Source Studies, Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Historical Sciences.
Annotation: In this article, the discovery of paper in the history of mankind has become the reason for the development and progress of society. Before the discovery of paper, ancient Egypt and Babylon used papyrus and parchment, while the Chinese wrote and drew on bamboo boards and silk fabric. After the start of paper production in Movarounnahr in the 8th century, Bukhara-Samarkand paper supplied all of Europe with paper for 350 years.
Key words: Parchment, papyrus, paper, China, Movarounnahr, Bukhara, Samarkand, cellulose, machine tool, paper market. culture, history, books.