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ID: 7008650
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of British Empire (former nation/state/empire)  British Empire (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 30 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.5100  decimal degrees
Long: 000 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Was a global system of colonies, protectorates, and territories that flourished from the 16th through the 19th centuries; in the 20th century, remaining members are known instead as the "British Commonwealth"; at its height, the empire held a vast amount of territory worldwide and was a dominant trade, military, and maritime power; the empire was ruled by sovereigns in England.

Names:
British Empire (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Empire britannique (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  British Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
historical region (C)
empire (H)

Related geographic places:
related to ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
..................  (World) [7005615]

Sources and Contributors:
British Empire..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 01/17/2001
.............................  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) I
.............................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
Empire britannique..........  [BHA]
...................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 01/17/2001
..................  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) I
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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