It was not an ingenuous moment when in September, 1945, U.S General Douglas MacArthur asked to be photographed with the then Emperor of Japan Hirohito at his Imperial Palace, producing what we today regard as one of the most treasured relics of the Second World War. Instead the gesture is well understood, in part, as the general’s final attempt at recovering his esteem which the Japanese had trampled to deprivation just a few years prior, when he was forced to …
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