Aims and Scope


American Anthropologist is the flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association, reaching well over 12,000 readers with each issue. The journal advances the Association's mission through publishing articles that add to, integrate, synthesize, and interpret anthropological knowledge; commentaries and essays on issues of importance to the discipline; and reviews of books, films, sound recordings and exhibits.


Keywords


American Anthropologist, anthropology, American Anthropological Association, AAA, journal, anthropology journal, AAA, American, Anthropologist


Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • AATA Online (Getty Conservation Institute)
  • Abstracts in Anthropology (Baywood Publishing)
  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Academic ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Academic Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • AgBiotech News & Information (CABI)
  • AgBiotechNet (CABI)
  • Agroforestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • America: History & Life (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • Anthropological Literature (Harvard University)
  • Biofuels Abstracts (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • CSA Human Population & Natural Resource Management (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Dairy Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Forest Products Abstracts (CABI)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Grasslands & Forage Abstracts (CABI)
  • Historical Abstracts (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA)
  • Irrigation & Drainage Abstracts (CABI)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • Leisure Tourism Database (CABI)
  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts (CABI)
  • Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • MasterFILE Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MasterFILE Select (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MLA International Bibliography (MLA)
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (HW Wilson)
  • Plant Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • Postharvest News & Information (CABI)
  • ProQuest Business Images Complete (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central: Professional Edition (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Curriculum Essentials (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Discovery (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Earth Science Collection (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Natural Science Collection (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Pharma Collection (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Platinum (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Science Journals (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Sociology (ProQuest)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Entomology (CABI)
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Soils & Fertilizers Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts (CABI)
  • Zoological Record (Thomson Reuters)

New Website

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