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Journal Articles

Collins, M (2022) What should they know of England? History and citizenship, Public History Weekly, 10, 2, ISSN: 2197-6376. DOI: 10.1515/phw-2022-19459.

Collins, M (2021) ‘I say high, you say low’: the Beatles and cultural hierarchies in 1960s and 1970s Britain, Popular Music, 39(3-4), pp.401-419, ISSN: 0261-1430. DOI: 10.1017/S0261143020000458.

Collins, M (2019) Permissiveness on trial: Sex, drugs, rock, the Rolling Stones, and the sixties counterculture, Popular Music and Society, ISSN: 0300-7766. DOI: 10.1080/03007766.2018.1439295.

Collins, M (2017) Focus on education: The East Midlands centre for history teaching and learning, Royal Historical Society Newsletter, May 2017, pp.12-14.

Collins, M (2016) Immigration and opinion polls in postwar Britain, Modern History Review, 18(4), pp.8-13.

Collins, M (2015) We can work it out: popular and academic writing on The Beatles, Popular Music History, 9(1), pp.79-101, ISSN: 1740-7133. DOI: 10.1558/pomh.v9i1.27619.

Collins, M (2014) Introduction to the special issue on The Beatles: Nothing you can know that isn’t known?, Popular Music History, 9(1), DOI: 10.1558/pomh.v9i1.27615.

Collins, M (2013) “The Age of the Beatles”: Parliament and Popular Music in 1960s Britain, Contemporary British History, 27(1), pp.85-107, DOI: 10.1080/13619462.2012.722346.

Collins, M (2012) Sucking in the Seventies? The Rolling Stones and the Aftermath of the Permissive Society, Popular Music History, 7(1), pp.5-23, DOI: 10.1558/pomh.v7i1.5.

Collins, M (2012) The Beatles’ Politics, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Early View, pp.1-19, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-856X.2012.00545.x.

Collins, M (2011) Capital Affairs: London and the Making of the Permissive Society, AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, 116(5), pp.1438-1440, ISSN: 0002-8762. DOI: 10.1086/ahr.116.5.1438.

Collins, M (2011) Historiography From Below: How Undergraduates Remember Learning History at School, Teaching History, pp.34-38.

Collins, M (2009) Interpreting the Beatles, Teaching History, 126, pp.42-43.

Collins, M (2002) The fall of the English gentleman: the national character in decline, c.1918-1970, Historical Research, 75(187), pp.90-111, ISSN: 1468-2281. DOI: 10.1111/1468-2281.00142.

Collins, M (2001) Pride and Prejudice: West Indian Men in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain, Journal of British Studies, 40(3), pp.391-418, ISSN: 0021-9371. DOI: 10.1086/386248.

Collins, M (2000) Trouble and Strife: Poor Marriages in Mid Twentieth-Century London, Qwerty: Arts, Littératures et Civilisations du Monde Anglophone, 10, pp.225-36.

Collins, M (1999) The Pornography of Permissiveness: Men's Sexuality and Women's Emancipation in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain, History Workshop Journal, 1999(47), pp.99-120, ISSN: 1363-3554. DOI: 10.1093/hwj/1999.47.99.


Collins, M and Stearns, PN (2020) Why study history?, London Publishing Partnership, ISBN: 9781913019044.

Collins, M (2020) The Beatles and Sixties Britain, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 9781108769426. DOI: 10.1017/9781108769426.

Collins, M (ed) (2007) The Permissive Society and Its Enemies: Sixties British Culture, Rivers Oram Press, ISBN: 978-1854891471.

Collins, M (2003) Modern Love: An Intimate History of Men and Women in Twentieth-Century Britain, Atlantic Books, ISBN: 1903809215.


Collins, M and Nye, A (2018) Snapshot: The discipline of history in british and Australian universities. In Teaching the Discipline of History in an Age of Standards, pp.23-41, ISBN: 9789811300462. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0047-9_2.

Collins, M and Nye, A (2018) The discipline of history in British and Australian universities. In Teaching the Discipline of History in an Age of Standards, Springer, pp.1-20, ISBN: 9789811300462.

Collins, M (2007) The Permissive Society and Its Enemies. In Marcus Collins, (ed) Introduction: The Permissive Society and Its Enemies, Rivers Oram Press, pp.1-40, ISBN: 978 185489 147 1.

Thompson, W and Collins, M (2007) The Revolutionary Left and the Permissive Society. In Marcus Collins, (ed) The Permissive Society and Its Enemies, Rivers Oram Press, pp.155-168, ISBN: 978 185489 147 1.

Research Datasets

Collins, M, Black, J, Coates, N, Kruppa, J, Martin, C (2011) Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975, .


Collins, M (2011) The Shaping History Project, Higher Education Academy.

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