Discourses on Salt and Iron
READ – discourses on Salt and Iron (a debate on state control of commerce and industry in ancient China) by ESSON M.GALE.
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a. Does your essay articulate a clear thesis/argument that is interesting and worth arguing for?
b. Is your thesis based on a thoughtful and critical reflection upon the texts and issues at hand?
c. Is your thesis/argument persuasive and well-supported with direct reference to the source material?
d. Do you present your ideas clearly, methodically and in a well-organized manner?
e. have your proofread your essay for spelling, grammar and syntax?