november memories / 10

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

10th November, 1928 : The Regent Hirohito has ascended to the throne of Japan, occupied since before written records began by his “heavenly and imperial ancestors”. The newly-enthroned Emperor confidently declared that the spiritual union between sovereign and people was the essence of the Japanese personality. Hirohito pledged himself to work for the moral and material improvement of his “beloved subjects”.

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