Wednesday, June 6, 2007

  • BRITAEV Elbyzdyko TSopanovich (1881-1923), the ossetic playwright. Plays (including tragedy "Amran", 1913-23, it is issued in 1927) proniknuty social - liberation motives.
  • BRITANISHSKY Vladimir Lvovich (r. 1933), the Russian writer, a translator. Collections of verses: "Searches" (1958), "Lines of communication" (1966), "Open-space" (1980), etc. Books of prose: " District of past summer{years} " (1969), etc.
  • BRITAIN, one of ancient titles (from brittov) the modern terrain of England, Scotland and Wales.
  • The BRITISH ACADEMY, is based in 1901 in the London for assistance to development of historical, philosophical and philological probes. Executes a scientific - methodical guiding of activity of the British schools and institutes in a number{series} of the Asian countries, Greeces and Italy. In 1991 - 531 member.
  • The BRITISH EMPIRE, the concept including the Great Britain and its{her} colonial possessions; has come in the official use in 1870th. 20 century during disintegration of colonial system instead of concept British Empire included in the use of concept British Commonwealth of the nations, Commonwealth.
  • BRITISH COLUMBIUM (British Columbia), a province in the west of Canada. 947,8 thousand êì2. The population 3,1 million person (1990). Adm. ts. - Victoria.
  • " The BRITISH ENCYCLOPEDIA " ("Britannika") (Encyclopaedia Britannica), 1) the generalpurpose encyclopedia. There was with 1768 in Edinburgh (Great Britain), then in the London. With nach. 20 century actually the britano-American issuing, with nach. 40th are issued by the American book-publishing firm " the British encyclopedia ". In 1974 there was a new, 15 issuing in 30 volumes (1 volume - "Propaedia", 10 volumes - "Micropaedia", 19 volumes - "Macropaedia"), are annually emited in the staticized reprint (in 1987 - in 32 vol.). Leave a year-book " the British encyclopedia " (with 1938), and also year-books on science, medicine... 2) the American book-publishing firm in Chicago, with nach. 40th of 20 century, branches in the London, Toronto, Geneva, Tokyo, Sydney, etc. Issues " the British encyclopedia ", and also branch encyclopedias, dictionarys, issuings for children and youthes, including the encyclopedia "Compton" ("Compton"), fiction, etc.
  • The BRITISH ISLANDS, between Atlantic ok. And Boreal m. Ok. 314,4 thousand êì2. On British isles - the states Great Britains and Ireland (2 like large islands), actuate groups Gebridskih, Orknejskih, islands Shetlendskih, and also island Anglesea, Maine, etc.
  • The BRITISH HONDURAS (British Honduras), the title of the state Belize up to 1973.
  • The BRITISH CONGRESS of the TRADE-UNIONS, the largest profobedinenie the Great Britain. It is based in 1868. It is connected to the Labour party. 8,4 million person (1990). Enters into the International confederated states of loose trade unions.
  • The BRITISH MUSEUM in the London, one of the largest museums of the world. It is based in 1753, it is open{discovered} in 1759 (the building - 1823-47, architect R.Smerk). Monuments of virgin art, drevnevostochnoj and an ancient art and art, medieval art of Europe and the Orient; ethnographic monuments of Africa, America, Oceania; collection of drawings, gravures, manuscripts, ceramics, coins, medals.
  • The BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, see. Commonwealth.
  • " BRITISH AEROSPEJS " (British Aerospace), English aviaraketno-space and an automobile company largest in country in these branches. It is based in 1977, after nationalization of 4 main{basic} English air firms. In 1981 it is to denationalized (a part of shares has remained with the state). In 1988 has joined master national automobile company " a Rover grup ". Sales volume 10 billion dol., a net profit 278 million dol., figure occupied in 131 thousand person kon. 1980th.
  • " BRITISH PETROLEUM " (British Petroleum), the English petroleum company. It is based in 1909.38 % of shares belongs to the state. Gets{procures} petroleum in the USA (Alaska) (ok. 60 %) and in Boreal m. (ok. 40 %); processes in 25 countries. Sales volume 46,2 billion dol., a net profit 2,2 billion dol., a crude production 77,5 million t, a thorough revision 96,2 million t., figure occupied in 126 thousand person kon. 1980 gg..
  • " BRITISH SKYE BRODKASTING ", Bi-Skaj-Bi (British Sky Broadcasting - B-Sky-B), one of the largest private{individual} companies of a satellite television in Europe. It is based in 1990 as a result of a company amalgamation " Skye Televizhn " (Sky Television) by K.R.Merdoka and a consortium " British satellajt brodkasting " (British Satellite Broadcasting), the London. Conducts drives in English on Zap. Europe on 6 channels (obshcherazvlekatelnyj, news, sporting, movies - 2 channels, comedies).
  • " BRITISH STEEL " (British Steel), the English state metallurgical company. It is based in 1967. Issues ok. 90 % of steel and 2/3 hire of national manufacture. Sales volume 7 billion dol., a net profit 698 million dol., smelting become 14,7 million t figure occupied 54 thousand person kon. 1980th.
  • " BRITISH ERKRAFT KORPOREJSHN ", the TANK (British Aircraft Corporation, BAK), aviaraketno-space firm of the Great Britain. It is derivated in 1960 as a result of interflow of several air firms. In 1977 was part of firm " British aerospejs ". From production of firm are most known: a fighter - bomber "Jaguar", a multiple objective airplane the "Tornado" exhausted together with "Aerospasjal" a ultrasonic passenger aeroplane "Concord" (together with France).
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