The roots of subservience - Kan Takayuki

A montage of photos from the event

Kan Takayuki takes a long hard look at the historical and cultural factors underlying the public reaction to the illness, death and funeral of Hirohito Tenno in 1988-9.

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Submitted by libcom on March 5, 2006

The Roots of Subservience

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Fozzie

1 year 9 months ago

Submitted by Fozzie on September 19, 2022

Closure of social events and a clampdown on dissent? I am so relieved I live in the UK where this sort of deference is a thing of the past.

Reddebrek

1 year 9 months ago

Submitted by Reddebrek on September 19, 2022

Not a numerologist but I did pause for a sec when it said that Hirohito's 111 day struggle with cancer began on Sept 19th,