Table of contents for The birth of the banjo : Joel Walker Sweeney and early minstrelsy / Bob Carlin.

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Acknowledgments v
Preface 1
One African-American Roots	3
Two The Origins of Black Face Minstrelsy	00
Three The Birth of a Banjoist	00
Four On the Road in Great Britain	00
Five Back in the United States: Touring with a Minstrel Band and Final Days	00
Six The Virginia Minstrels and the Dawn of the Minstrel Show	000
Seven Ethiopian Serenaders: British Minstrelsy After Sweeney	000
Eight The Banjo in Australia	000
Nine Minstrel Touring in the American South	000
Ten P.T. Barnum's Black Face Adventures	000
Eleven Sweeney's Repertoire	000
Twelve Joel Walker Sweeney and the "Invention" of the 5-String Banjo	000
Thirteen Sweeney's Influence	000
Fourteen Sam Sweeney: War Years with J.E.B. Stuart	000
Appendix: A Sweeney Performance Chronology 000
Chapter Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sweeny, J. W. (Joel Walker), 1813-1860.
Banjoists -- United States -- Biography.
Minstrel shows -- History.
Banjo -- History.