Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo
50 b&w photos. Notes. Bib. Index.
About the Author
MITCHEL P. ROTH received the Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1993 and is currently professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He has written extensively about the history of crime and punishment and was selected by the Texas Department of Public Safety to write its history and update it three times over the past fifteen years. His books include The Encyclopedia of War Journalism, Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo, Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System, Historical Dictionary of Law Enforcement, Houston Blue: The Story of the Houston Police Department, and Man with the Killer Smile: The Life and Crimes of a Serial Mass Murderer.
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