井の中の蛙

1/2/2006

It’s not an institution if it doesn’t have rules….

Filed under: — Jonathan Dresner @ 1:47 am

Via World Press Review, an interesting account of undercurrents of opposition to changing the Imperial Household Law to allow female emperors or emperors descended through females. The great-grandson of Emperor Meiji wants to reconstitute several lines of descent that were separated from the Imperial House after WWII, instead of allowing women to occupy the throne.

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