Welcome to The SAA Press! The SAA Press is the official book-publishing unit of the Society for American Archaeology. Its books focus on the discipline and context of archaeological endeavors and help archaeologists in their work, be it in the private sector, government, schools, universities, and museums. The press has two publication series: Current Perspectives provides brief up-to-date overviews of the current state of archaeological knowledge of a geographic region or a theoretical/methodological issue. Archaeology in Action addresses key issues in archaeological research and practice including fieldwork and ethics.
Books can be purchased online through the SAA Marketplace.
If you would like to submit a prospectus, or if you questions about the editorial process, please contact editor Michelle Hegmon at:
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
Desk copies: To request a desk copy of a book that has already been adopted for a course, please send your request on school letterhead indicating department, course name, expected enrollment, and the semester the course will be offered. Submit requests to:
The SAA Press
1111 14th Street NW, #800
Washington, DC 20005
Recognized book jobbers and bookstores that order multiple copies of the same title at the same time may take a 20% discount off the regular price. Please contact us to place an order.
Book jobbers and bookstores can return materials provided they are in "resaleable condition," i.e., no stickers, prices, etc. on the item. The material must be returned accompanied by a copy of the original invoice within 90 days of original sale.