L'expédition d'Égypte, Alexandrie et les Ottomans
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|Editeur||CeAlex - Centre d'études alexandrines|
|Distributeur||Association de Boccard|
The Egyptian Expedition of 1798-1801 has mostly been studied on the basis of French and British sources, but this is the first time that Ottoman archives held in Turkey, Egypt and Bulgaria have been so extensively exploited in order to write the “other history”, as lived and seen by the Ottoman Empire and with Alexandria as a central issue. The expedition was of relatively short duration and with rather vague aims from the outset, and yet it had long-lasting consequences on the political, eco...