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Alan Axelrod is the author of two Business Week bestsellers on great leaders, General Patton and Queen Elizabeth I, as well as numerous other books about history, including THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY, THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE, and the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN WEST. A veteran of twenty years in publishing, he lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Books by Alan Axelrod

1001 Events That Made America
1001 People Who Made America
Patriot Chronicles