White Man's Burden

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White Man’s Burden

imperialist’s duty to educate the uncivilized. [Br. Hist.: Brewer’s Dictionary, 1152]
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In late-19th-century Australia the "white man's burden" became the plight to defend the very same country the 'white man' was actually still in the process of taking into possession.
White man's burden: Why the West's efforts to aid the rest have done so much ill and so little good.
One example of Ahmari's making of the White Man's Burden:
In this argument, they mirror Easterly's division of the development world of "planners" and "searchers" as stated within The White Man's Burden (2006) with "tellers" and "listeners," where tellers believe that communication is about "telling people what to do and about changing behavior," versus listeners, who "are more interested in participatory communication, advocacy and a search for common meaning" (p.
Referencing Kipling's 'white man's burden', Etkind neatly summarizes the duty of these gentry officers as the 'shaved man's burden'.
Rider Haggard's She, Rudyard Kipling's "The White Man's Burden," Bram Stoker's Dracula, and H.G.
Pretending to protect the childlike natives, the colonizers would rip off the natural wealth of their colony It was called the "White Man's Burden."
The material interests were growing, and so were the values of 'White Man's Burden' and compulsions of the 'Manifest Destiny'.
Paraphrasing the infamous "white man's burden," those two-thirds--and the policies associated with them--are the real obstacle to any economic progress for Cuba.
It was in the late 1890s, when King Leopold II was colonizing the Congo and the United States was annexing the Philippines, that Kipling published "The White Man's Burden," a poem exhorting U.
The white man's burden has become the Muslim world's mess.Aa Pakistan is paying with its lifeblood for having twice supported the US and rest of the West in Afghanistan -- first during the Soviet occupation and then during the US invasion in the wake of the September 11 madness.
Past failures aside, it is still an open question whether or not Western donor nations can use foreign aid (perhaps modified) in the future to improve the lives of the billion or so people making up the world's "extreme poor." Sachs, in his compelling and ambitious "manifesto" The End of Poverty (2005), and Easterly, in his equally compelling though less ambitious The White Man's Burden (2006), offer intriguing and competing answers to that question.