The culture of North Africa in travel notes of Russian travelers of the late XIX - early XX century

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Travel notes are the most important documentary source in the context of studying the culture of various countries. The article discusses ideas about North Africa in travel notes of Russian travelers of the late XIX - early XX century, analyzes the main themes and plots of the notes. At the designated time, Russian travelers visited such African countries as Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt, where they noted the decline of Arab culture and the planting of Western European ideals by colonists.


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Mulahi Samiha

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Author for correspondence.
Email: samihamoulahi@gmail.com
10 Miklukho-Maklaya St., bldg. 2, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

PhD student of Philological Faculty of Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Sergei M. Pinaev

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Email: serpinaev@mail.ru
10 Miklukho-Maklaya St., bldg. 2, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Doctor of Philology, Professor of the Department of Russian and Foreign Literature of Philological Faculty of Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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