"Polity and Custom of the Camiroi"

Title"Polity and Custom of the Camiroi"
Year for Search1967
AuthorsLafferty, R[aphael] A[loysius](1914-2002)
Tertiary AuthorsLafferty, R. A.
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction
Volume / Edition25.5
Pagination55-66
Date PublishedJune 1967
ISSN Number0016-4003
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia that is essentially anarchist based on exceptional people with many skills. Anyone can make a law and anyone can repeal it, but some laws become sacrosanct due to their survival. President chosen by lot for one week. Everyone must participate in running the society. Severe punishment for causing problems. See also 1966 Lafferty.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Dark Stars. Ed. Robert Silverberg (New York: Ballantine Books, 1969), 37-50; in Election Day 2084; A Science Fiction Anthology on the Politics of the Future. Ed. Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1984), 233-43; and in his The Man with the Speckled Eyes. The Collected Short Fiction Volume Four (Lakewood, CA: Centipede Press, 2017), 51-66.

Holding Institutions

Merril

Author Note

(1914-2002)

Full Text

1967 Lafferty, R[aphael] A[loysius] (1914-2002). “Polity and Custom of the Camiroi.” Galaxy Science Fiction 25.5 (June 1967): 55-66. Rpt. in Dark Stars. Ed. Robert Silverberg (New York: Ballantine Books, 1969), 37-50; in Election Day 2084; A Science Fiction Anthology on the Politics of the Future. Ed. Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1984), 233-43; and in his The Man with the Speckled Eyes. The Collected Short Fiction Volume Four (Lakewood, CA: Centipede Press, 2017), 51-66. Merril

Eutopia that is essentially anarchist based on exceptional people with many skills. Anyone can make a law and anyone can repeal it, but some laws become sacrosanct due to their survival. President chosen by lot for one week. Everyone must participate in running the society. Severe punishment for causing problems. See also 1966 Lafferty.