Historical Archaeology

ISSN: 0440-9213 (Print) 2328-1103 (Online)


Historical Archaeology is the scholarly journal of The Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) and the leading journal in the study of the archaeology of the modern era. The journal publishes articles on a broad range of historic and archaeological areas of interests such as slavery, gender, race, ethnicity, social class, globalization, industry, landscapes, material culture, battlefields, and much more.

Historical Archaeology is published quarterly and is a benefit of SHA membership.  The journal was first published in 1967, the year SHA was founded. Although most contributors and reviewers are member of the Society, membership is not required to submit manuscripts for publication in Historical Archaeology.  Scholarship and pertinence are the determining factors in selecting contribution for publication in SHA’s journal.


Included in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) PLUS
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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.559

40 out of 262 on the Archeology (Arts and Humanities) list

47 out of 260 on the Archeology (Social Sciences) list

52 out of 1022 on the History list

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016:   0.490

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

CiteScore 2016: 0.41



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