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Title: Ministry of Disturbance Title Record # 55675
Author: H. Beam Piper
Date: 1958-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Empire Era
Language: English
Synopsis: The hereditary galactic emperor worries about the empire's internal decay from lack of new frontiers, while attempting to deal with plots and intrigue both within and outside the palace.
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Current Tags: social commentary (1), Cultural stagnation (1), galactic empire (1), student uprising (1), university administration (1), assassination plots (1), palace intrigue (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Rafael Zavala.
Spanish Ministerio de disturbios
1975Translated by Helmut Axmann
German Ministerium fr Unruhe
1988Translated by Stefano Carducci
Italian Ministero del disordine

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, December 1958 1958-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Emsh Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, March 1959 (UK) 1959-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
1/9?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
128
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Emsh Checkmark
Seven Trips Through Time and Space 1968-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal R1924
$0.60?$: US dollar
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Seven Trips Through Time and Space 1969-02-00 ed. Groff Conklin Coronet 0-340-10866-5
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Seven Trips Through Time and Space 1972-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin White Lion 0-7082-0029-X
?: UK pound
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Seven Trips Through Time and Space 1972-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Coronet 0-340-10866-5
0.30?: UK pound
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
7 viajes a travs del tiempo y del espacio 1972-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Organizacion Editorial Novaro (Nova Dell #177)     349
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Seven Trips Through Time and Space 1973-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Coronet Books 0-340-10866-5
0.35?: UK pound
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 46 1975-03-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #87 (3118)) 3-548-03118-8
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
124
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Robert Foster Checkmark
Empire 1981-05-00 H. Beam Piper Ace Books 0-441-20557-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
[8]+
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Empire 1983-04-00 H. Beam Piper Ace Books 0-441-20557-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
[8]+
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Intergalactic Empires 1983-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-12624-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Paul Alexander Checkmark
Empire 1986-07-00 H. Beam Piper Ace Books 0-441-20558-5
$2.95?$: US dollar
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Pioggia di stelle 1988-00-00 ed. Ugo Malaguti Perseo Libri (Nova SF* #13)  
Lit 15,000?Lit: Italian lira
288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Allison Checkmark
Intergalactic Empires 1988-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-97-2
2.95?: UK pound
303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
Ministry of Disturbance 2007-02-24 H. Beam Piper Project Gutenberg 20659    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
The H. Beam Piper Megapack 2013-03-07 H. Beam Piper Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4694-7
$0.99?$: US dollar
2544
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni Checkmark
Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection 2018-12-21 uncredited Musaicum Books / OK Publishing 978-80-272-4813-1
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Sci-Fi Boxed Set: 160+ Space Adventures, Lost Worlds, Dystopian Novels & Apocalyptic Tales 2018-12-21 uncredited Musaicum Books  
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Empire date unknown H. Beam Piper Ace Books 0-441-20557-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Empire date unknown H. Beam Piper Ace Books 0-441-20557-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Intergalactic Empires date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-12624-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
304
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Paul Alexander Checkmark
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