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The Winston Graham books, the Masterpiece adaptations, and Poldark's Cornwall

Further Poldark Research

Topics in Poldark:

The following is a brief list of important themes in Poldark and would make good keywords for further research.


Cornwall, England 


Tin and copper mining


Methodism & John Wesley


Class Struggles


Elections; Parliament




18th-century medicine


American Revolution


French Revolution


Check out sample books, articles, and videos on these topics throughout this Guide.  Or use them as keywords to look for more information.  A great place to search is GALILEO, a collection of more than 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals.