Society for American Archaeology

Join Routledge Books & Journals at the Society for American Archaeology conference! 

If you are attending the Society for American Archaeology from April 6 to April 9 in Orlando, Florida, be sure to stop by the Routledge Stand!

All books will be 20% off, and instructors can request complimentary exam copies of textbooks for courses.

Be sure to stop by the Left Coast Booth (409) for our "Meet the Author" event on Friday, April 8th from 2-3 pm. Featuring authors include Dr. Mark W. Allen, co-editor of Violence and Warfare among Hunter-Gatherers and Alice Beck Kehoe, author of Traveling Prehistoric Seas!

Also enjoy free access to all journals content! Between 4th-17th April you can access all content published in our Archaeology, Heritage, Museum Studies and Conservation journals for free. To explore our world-leading journals collection today, click here

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