Welcome to the Society for Historical Archaeology

Welcome to sha.org, the official website of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Historical Archaeology is the study of the material remains of past societies that also left behind documentary and oral histories. This subfield of archaeology studies the emergence, transformation, and nature of the Modern World.

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Wed., Nov 24, 2021
by John M. Chenoweth Historical archaeologists engage with religion and ideology when excavating sites of worship or burial, but considering how central religion has been to many people over the last few centuries, this facet of human identity has sometimes gotten lost

Tue., Nov 23, 2021
Submitted by Mary L. Maniery PAR Environmental Services, Inc., President SHA Co-Publications Associate In March 2018, the SHA began a blog for the Society webpage to highlight our publications and our collaboration with various presses. While our co-publication program and partnerships with Springer, University

Mon., Nov 15, 2021
  November 4, 2021 Submitted by Mary L. Maniery PAR Environmental Services, Inc., President SHA Co-Publications Associate In March 2018, the SHA began a blog for the Society webpage to highlight our publications and our collaboration with various presses. While our