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.


Included in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) PLUS
The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) was created and developed by European researchers under the coordination of the Standing Committee for the Humanities (SCH) of the European Science Foundation (ESF).

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2016:  0.529

43 out of 262 on the Archeology (Arts and Humanities) list
160 out of 445 on the Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) list
186 out of 638 on the Geography, Planning and Development list

61 out of 1022 on the History list

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.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.849

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: 0.71






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