The Labour of Memory

Memorial Culture and 7/7

  • Matthew¬†Allen

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Matthew Allen
    Pages 1-10
  3. Matthew Allen
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  4. Matthew Allen
    Pages 75-95
  5. Matthew Allen
    Pages 96-117
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 145-160

About this book


This book presents a study of remembrance practices emerging after the 2005 London bombings. Matthew Allen explores a range of cases that not only illustrate the effects of the organisation of remembrance on its participants, but reveal how people engaged in memorial culture to address difficult and unbearable conditions in the wake of 7/7.


Memory studies memorial culture remembrance commemoration post-structuralism political economy 2005 London bombings 7/7 bibliography culture economy memory organization

Authors and affiliations

  • Matthew¬†Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

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