Kazusa was originally part of a larger territory known as Fusa Province (総国 or 捄国, Fusa-no-kuni), which was divided into Kazusa Province and Shimōsa Province during the reign of Emperor Kōtoku (645-654). Part of Kazusa was made into Awa Province during the reign of Empress Genshō.
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- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kazusa" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 502.
- Meyners d'Estrey, Guillaume Henry Jean (1884). Annales de l'Extrême Orient et de l'Afrique, Vol. 6, p. 172; excerpt, Genshō crée sept provinces : Idzumi, Noto, Atoa, Iwaki, Iwase, Suwa et Sado en empiétant sur celles de Kawachi, Echizen, Etchū, Kazusa, Mutsu and Shinano
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-1-17.
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