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The edition of AZUMA KAGAMI inserted on JHTI is Kanei-ban from the Koten Senshu Honbun Database (Database of Selected Classical Literary Works), held by the National Institute of Japanese Literature in Tokyo, Japan. Each paragraph of the text, electronically reproduced in the database, is included in JHTI.

The English translation of the AZUMA KAGAMI inserted on JHTI is The Founding of the Kamakura Shogunate 1180-1185. With Selected Translations from the Azuma Kagami, by Minoru Shinoda (Columbia University Press, 1960). Permission to publish this translation electronically was granted by a family member of the late Minoru Shinoda. All rights are reserved by the author's family and Columbia University Press. 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 AZUMA KAGAMI, volumes 1 to 5, is cross-tagged with the corresponding paragraph of the English translation. This makes it possible for the user to see both versions of a paragraph ON THE SAME SCREEN.