Expel the Barbarians!

‘A Call to Arms for the Central Plains’《諭中原檄》is from the Vertitable Records of the Ming《明實錄》 and is said to have been composed by Song Lian (宋濂, 1310-1381) at the behest of Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, who would go on to found the Ming dynasty (known to history as Ming Taizu 明太祖; he ruled under the reign title Hongwu 洪武).… Read