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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Mon., May 01, 2017
Posted on behalf of William A. White, III and Chris Fennell, guest editors We are delighted to introduce a new, thematic collection of articles in Historical Archaeology entitled “Challenging Theories of Racism, Diaspora, and Agency in African America.” The studies provide an engaging

Wed., Apr 26, 2017
by Laura Heath-Stout Boston University Department of Archaeology   This year, I attended the SHA Annual Meeting for the first time. I came to Fort Worth because of my research; not to present it, but to conduct it! My dissertation focuses on diversity issues

Wed., Mar 29, 2017
by: Rebecca Allen (Environmental Science Associates), Sara Mascia (Historical Perspectives, Inc.), and Joe Joseph (New South Associates) One of the few issues that Washington, DC-based politicians agree on across the aisle is that the history of the United States is important. Yet even