International Journal of Historical Archaeology

ISSN: 1092-7697 (Print) 1573-7748 (Online)


International Journal of Historical Archaeology is an authoritative resource for scholarly research on this rapidly growing field. Articles contributed by an international body of experts present the latest theoretical, methodological, and site-specific research. Exploring a wide-range of topics, the journal focuses on the post-1492 period and includes studies reaching into the Late Medieval period. In addition, the journal makes global connections between sites, regions, and continents.

International Journal of Historical Archaeology meets the needs of archaeologists, students, historians, and historical preservationists as well as practitioners of closely related disciplines.

Rated 'A' in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH)
International Journal of Historical Archaeology is rated 'A' in the ERIH, a new reference index that aims to help evenly access the scientific quality of Humanities research output. For more information visit:

Now included in ERIH Plus:

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2013:  0.264

Archeology (Arts and Humanities) 47 out of 213

History 142 out of 851
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) 220 out of 439
Geography, Planning and Development 286 out of 617


SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2013:   0.342

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2013: 0.624

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.


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