Flannery, Kent V., 1972
"The cultural evolution of civilizations," Annual Review of Ecology and Semantics. 3:399-426. [445] notebook

Discusses stages of social development -- bands, tribes, chiefdoms, states --with graphic display of characteristics and examples. Examines alternative accounts of "prime movers" for social development -- irrigation, warfare, population growth and social circumscription, trade and symbiosis, and others. Concludes that a multivariate model is better. Sketches model using environmental mechanisms, pathologies and socio-environmental conditions listing ways these interact.