Society for Historical Archaeology 2022

Temple University Press publishes scholarly and general interest books in the humanities, social sciences, and Philadelphia regional topics. We are delighted to offer Rebecca Yamin’s Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution, winner of the 2022 James Deetz Book Prize from the Society for Historical Archaeology, and anticipate her forthcoming Digging in the City of Brotherly Love, Second Edition

CONFERENCE DISCOUNT: 30% off using promo code TSHA22 (off good through 2/28/22)

Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

Using archaeological finds to tell the story of the growth of Philadelphia in microcosm

The Battles of Germantown

Lessons from Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood on how the public engages the past

Forgotten Philadelphia

Lost treasures of Philadelphia architecture come to life again

The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

Essays and images showcasing the rich contribution of Italians and Italian Americans to Global Philadelphia


Chronicling the French presence and impact on Philadelphia through its art and artists, as well as through the city’s political and social culture


It was meant to be the greatest world’s fair of all time—but it ended up as the “Flop Heard ’Round the World”

Upon the Ruins of Liberty

A behind-the-scenes look at the development of the memorial to slavery in Independence Mall