David A. Bell


David A. Bell is a professor of history at Princeton University and the author of, most recently, Men on Horseback: The Power of Charisma in the Age of Revolution.

Articles by David A. Bell
Donald Trump gestures as he speaks in front of a painting of George Washington during a Pledge to America’s Workers event in the East Room of the White House on July 19, 2018.
Donald Trump gestures as he speaks in front of a painting of George Washington during a Pledge to America’s Workers event in the East Room of the White House on July 19, 2018.
French War Minister Andre Maginot, Marshal Joseph Joffre, and Marshal Philippe Petain at the inauguration of Joffre's monument in Chantilly, France on June 21, 1930. (AFP/Getty Images)
French War Minister Andre Maginot, Marshal Joseph Joffre, and Marshal Philippe Petain at the inauguration of Joffre's monument in Chantilly, France on June 21, 1930. (AFP/Getty Images)
EAU CLAIRE, WI - NOVEMBER 01:  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the W.L. Zorn Arena November 1, 2016 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, campaigning with Trump at the rally, ran for the Republican nomination against Trump and eventually dropped out of the race for the presidency.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EAU CLAIRE, WI - NOVEMBER 01: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the W.L. Zorn Arena November 1, 2016 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, campaigning with Trump at the rally, ran for the Republican nomination against Trump and eventually dropped out of the race for the presidency. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Engraved scene depicting Catherine de Medici surveying the aftermath of the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 1572. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Engraved scene depicting Catherine de Medici surveying the aftermath of the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 1572. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
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