White Man's Burden Definition

The alleged duty of the white peoples to bring their civilization to other peoples regarded as backward.
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Origin of White Man's Burden

  • From “The White Man's Burden,” a poem by Rudyard Kipling

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the poem The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling.

    From Wiktionary

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