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In article works and traveling notes of travelers to Egypt in the period of Muhammad Ali of Egypt board for the purpose of definition of the developed image of a Turk domination in Egypt and personal attitude of Russian and French to the colonial policy in these works are considered. The author analyzes works of travelers to Egypt within the XIX century and shows the factors which influenced emergence of certain estimates in an image of Turk in Egypt. The carried-out analysis allowed to establish that despite the general negative attitude perception of Arabs, colonial policy, Russian and French has a different attitude to Turk domination in Egypt. It shows different foreign policy of France and Russia in relation to the Ottoman Empire.

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Elena V Linkova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.

PhD (in History), Associate Professor of the Department of Russian History at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University).

6 Miklukho-Maklay St., Moscow, 117198, Russia

Anastasiya Aksenova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


postgraduate student of the Department of Russian History at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University).

6 Miklukho-Maklay St., Moscow, 117198, Russia


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