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Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
Former names
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Roy. Anthropol. Inst.
Discipline Anthropology
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Impact factor
ISSN 1359-0987 (print)
1467-9655 (web)
LCCN 95660943
OCLC no. 69372347
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The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. The journal covers anthropological topics such as archaeology, civilisation, ritual, mythology, religion, society, and ethnography and includes a book review section.


The journal was established in 1901 as Man and obtained its current title in 1995, with volume numbering restarting at 1. For first sixty-three volumes from its inception in 1901 up to 1963 it was issued on a monthly basis, moving to bimonthly issues for the years 1964–1965. From March 1966 until its last issue in December 1994, it was published quarterly as a "new series", with a new sequence of volume numbers (1–29).

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.078, ranking it 28th out of 81 journals in the category "Anthropology".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Anthropology". 2011  

External links

  • Official website
  • Hathi Trust fulltext, selected issues
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