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The edition of BUNGO FUDOKI inserted on JHTI is taken from the Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei (Compendium of Japanese Classical Literary Works, vol. 2) published by Iwanami Publishing Company in 1958. An electronically reproduced edition of this text is included in the Nihon Koten Bungaku Sakuhin Database (Database of Japanese Classical Literary Works) held by the National Institute of Japanese Literature in Tokyo, Japan.

The English translation of the BUNGO FUDOKI inserted on JHTI is Records of Wind and Earth: A Translation of Fudoki with Introduction and Commentaries by Michiko Yamaguchi Aoki (Association for Asian Studies, 1997). Permission to publish this translation electronically was granted by the Association for Asian Studies in 2010. All rights are reserved by the Association for Asian Studies. No person or institution is permitted to publish electronically or mechanically any portion of this translation beyond brief quotations or other fair use recognized by international law. Nor is any person or institution permitted to place this translation on CD ROM's or convert this translation to printed copies for sale.

Each page or paragraph of the Japanese original of the BUNGO FUDOKI is cross-tagged with the corresponding paragraph of the English translation as well as yomikudashibun, transcription of Chinese classics into Japanese, of the original. This makes it possible for the user to see the three versions of a paragraph ON THE SAME SCREEN.