Table of contents for People get ready : a new history of gospel music / Robert Darden.

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Chapter 1: Why Gospel Music?
Chapter 2: Gospel's African Roots
Chapter 3: The Rise of Spirituals in North America
Chapter 4: What Spirituals Are, What Spirituals Mean
Chapter 5: The American Civil War
Chapter 6: Reconstruction, The Jubilee Singers, and Minstrelsy
Chapter 7: The Foundations of Gospel: The Black Exodus, Barbershop Quartets, the 
 Pentecostals, and Jack-Leg Preachers
Chapter 8: The Fathers of Gospel: William H. Sherwood, Charles A. Tindley, and 
 Thomas A. Dorsey
Chapter 9: Chicago and the Rise of Gospel Music
Chapter 10: Three Divas: Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, and Mahalia Jackson
Chapter 11: The Great Gospel Groups: Five Unforgettable Voices
Chapter 12: Gospel on the Freedom Highway
Chapter 13: Gospel's Evolution: From Alex Bradford to James Cleveland to Andrae 
Chapter 14: The Last Great Male Quartets
Chapter 15: Contemporary Gospel: Six Defining Voices

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Gospel music History and criticism