Academic anthropological knowledge is the product of lengthy research, and is published in recognized peer-reviewed academic journals. As part of this peer review, theories and reports are rigorously and comparatively tested before publication. The following publications are generally recognized as the major sources of anthropological knowledge.

Four-field journals

These journals publish articles in the four fields of anthropology: archaeology, biological, cultural, and linguistic.


Cultural anthropology journals

Journals on cultural anthropology topics

Historical anthropology journals

Journals by geographic area of coverage

Social anthropology journals

Anthropological linguistics