Charlene Mires is an associate professor of history and the director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers University-Camden. With research interests in place, memory, and identity, she is the author of Independence Hall in American Memory (2002) and Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations (2013). She is the editor-in-chief of the digital Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia and teaches courses in U.S. history, material culture, urban history, and public history.
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- Capitals of the World: Civic Boosterism at the End of World War II
- Philadelphia in American History
- Remembering the American Revolution
- The City of Selective Memory
- The Encyclopedia in the Digital Age