DescriptionIn this song, we’re in the Age of Imperialism. British and other European settlers invade Africa and Asia and claim the land for themselves. They called it the White Man’s Burden—but the European “civilizing missions” looked different from the native perspective, just as they seem different from our modern viewpoint. Eventually, the colonized peoples had enough and revolted against imperialism. The say the sun never sets on the British Empire. Or does it?
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