Essays Tagged: "White Man's Burden"

Imerialism - A paper on what imperialism is, how it came to be, and it's effects on Europe and today's society.

erialism can be encouraged by patriotism, religion, and a sense of cultural/racial superiority (The White Man's Burden). During the 1800's, a strong feeling of nationalism swept most European countrie ... ts of European culture.There were three basic interpretations of imperialism. One was the Religious/white man's burden interpretation. This meant that they believed it was God who put them on this ear ...

(3 pages) 272 2 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Organizational Behavior class: A Manager as a Successful Oracle. Discusses the effects of self-fulfilling prophecy in the workplace. Examples from two movies: "Gung Ho" and "White Man's Burden".

om the workers.In addition, we can see another negative example of self-fulfilling prophesy in the "White Man's Burden". Travolta's boss classifies the unknown at that point "delivery boy" as a person ... mance will only reinforce the stereotype and the overall organizational effectiveness will follow. "White Man's Burden" is about confronting our stereotypes about black and white people. The movie sug ...

(4 pages) 159 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Discuss equity principles of motivation. Give at least two (2) examples of how individuals might respond to under-compensation inequity. Course: Organizational Behavior

ealing the Glengarry leads and selling them to Jerry Graf. Another extreme case is demonstrated in "White Man's Burden," when Travolta attempts to bring equity to the situation by demanding back pay f ...

(2 pages) 167 2 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rudyard Kipling and "The White Man's Burden".

le's views of the United States' and British Imperialistic philosophies through his writing of "The White Man's Burden." During the late 1800's and early 1900's British Imperialism was on the rise, ca ... imosity, slowly becoming a world power with their new Imperialistic values. Published in 1899, "The White Man's Burden" emerges as one man's outlet of one view of the common person of either country.I ...

(9 pages) 146 3 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Lord of The Files" by William Golding.

f us.In all cultural stereotypes, even today, anyone who may be different from the typical American white man can be labeled as savage. Man's original sin is overlooked and all the negative energy is ... e was rip a man away from his homeland. Another example is Rudyard Kipling, who wrote the poem "The White Man's Burden" in response to the increased amount of Philippine people in America. Because the ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Imperialism in the 19th century

what extent they may be considered to be retrograde and ineffective as compared with the dominating white race." There were many other examples of writing, such as The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Ki ... amples of writing, such as The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling, which supported the belief of white men being of some supremacy and of the white man's need to colonize. Nationalism also played a ...

(7 pages) 267 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Motivation and Results of Imperialism

ers felt obliged to civilize and convert "backward" peoples of Africa and Asia. This is called "The White Man's Burden".Despite the so-called attempts to civilize people and improve their lifestyles, ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

History

of the idea of 'survival of the fittest.' This is best represented by Rudyard Kipling in the book 'White Man's Burden,'(doc 6) . This famous poem, written by Britain's imperial poet, was a response t ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Japanese and Briton imperism compared

alism can be encouraged by patriotism, religion, and a sense of cultural or racial superiority (The White Man's Burden). During the 1800's, a strong feeling of nationalism swept most European countrie ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

In the late 1800s and early 1900s the majority of American people supported a policy of imperialism.

Economic need for new markets--colonies usually traded with the mother country. The concept of the "White Man's Burden, the belief that American civilization was superior and it needed to be exported ... tive effect is seen in document four called "Missionaries." In this quote you can see that when the white people came to the Africans they had nothing but power over them. They came with the Bible and ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why is it important to understand the new attitudes about US foreign policy at the turn of the twentieth century?

hese beliefs true today, just as they did at the turn of the twentieth century. We still carry "The White Man's Burden". Just as Americans in the early 1900's saw that they were supposed to 'civilize' ...

(1 pages) 660 1 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Van Gogh

will also be included to explore the tensions of viewpoints of the times. Rudyard Kipling's White Man's Burden was written in 1899 to give advice of how the United States should interact with ... t keep working. John Ruskin's Conclusion to Inaugural Lecture follows the ideas of Kipling's White Man's Burden. Ruskin follows Kipling's idea of one nation being better than another nation, an ...

(6 pages) 682 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Rudyard Kipling

y related to 13 and 14. At the end of the poem the God had raised and drove forth the Mogul and the White Queen who in the beginning was telling her people to Rejoice! Though the thought of death is a ... g anger. Don't let your dreams and thoughts take over you; deal with both triumph and disaster."The White Man's Burden" was listed as one of Kipling's most known and loved poems. It was a "Hymn to U.S ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American