Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire Reading List

Rage Against the Machine's iconic album Evil Empire was released in 1996, with a suggested reading list of books focused on social justice, economics and politics included.  In honor of the album's 25th anniversary, we're revisiting the Evil Empire reading list, and joining bookstores around the world to create a virtual book club encouraging fans to read some of the books on the reading list. 


 

Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), Tea Obreht (Introduction by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451526342
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Published: Signet - April 6th, 2004

Beyond Good and Evil Cover Image
By Friedrich Nietzsche, R. J. Hollingdale (Translated by), R. J. Hollingdale (Introduction by), Michael Tanner (Introduction by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780140449235
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 29th, 2003

A People's History of the United States Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062397348
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 17th, 2015

Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II--Updated Through 2003 Cover Image
$29.95
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ISBN: 9781567512526
Published: Common Courage Press - October 1st, 2008

The Souls of Black Folk: With
By W. E. B. Du Bois, Ibram X. Kendi (Introduction by), Monica E. Elbert (Notes by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140189988
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 1st, 1996

Power at Play: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807041055
Published: Beacon Press - April 30th, 1995

The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State Cover Image
By Friedrich Engels, Tristram Hunt (Introduction by)
$17.00
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ISBN: 9780141191119
Published: Penguin Classics - June 29th, 2010

Capital: Volume 1: A Critique of Political Economy Cover Image
By Karl Marx, Ben Fowkes (Translated by), Ernest Mandel (Introduction by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780140445688
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 5th, 1992

Black Panthers Speak Cover Image
By Philip S. Foner (Editor), Clayborne Carson (Introduction by), Barbara Ransby (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781608463282
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Published: Haymarket Books - March 25th, 2014

The Quiet American: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Graham Greene, Robert Stone (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143039020
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 31st, 2004

Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780375701870
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Uncle Tom's Cabin Cover Image
By Harriet Beecher Stowe, Darryl Pickney (Introduction by), Jonathan Arac (Afterword by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451530806
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Published: Signet - February 5th, 2008

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9780307345424
Published: Crown - August 15th, 2006

Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

Basta!: Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780935028973
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Published: Food First Books - May 1st, 2005

Ideas And Opinions Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780517884409
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Published: Crown - June 6th, 1995

Censored 1996: The 1996 Project Censored Yearbook Cover Image
By Carl Jensen (Editor), Project Censored (Editor), Walter Cronkite (Introduction by), Tom Tomorrow (Illustrator)
$14.95
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ISBN: 9781888363012
Published: Seven Stories Press - April 9th, 1996

For Whom the Bell Tolls Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780684803357
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Published: Scribner - July 1st, 1995

Live from Death Row Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780380727667
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 1st, 1996

East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780292720411
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Published: University of Texas Press - January 1st, 1983

Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679721130
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Published: Vintage - October 23rd, 1989

The Chomsky Reader Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780394751733
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Published: Pantheon - September 12th, 1987

The Wretched of the Earth Cover Image
By Frantz Fanon, Richard Philcox (Translator), Homi K. Bhabha (Foreword by)
$16.00
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ISBN: 9780802141323
Published: Grove Press - March 1st, 2005

What Is Anarchism? (Working Classics) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781902593708
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Published: AK Press - July 1st, 2003

Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson Cover Image
By George Jackson, Jean Genet (Introduction by), Jonathan Jackson, Jr. (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781556522307
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - September 1st, 1994

Fidel & Religion: Conversations with Frei Betto on Marxism & Liberation Theology Cover Image
By Fidel Castro, Frei Betto (Contribution by), Armando Hart (Foreword by)
$19.95
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ISBN: 9781920888459
Published: Ocean Press - August 1st, 2006

Walden and Civil Disobedience Cover Image
By Henry David Thoreau, W. S. Merwin (Introduction by), William Howarth (Afterword by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451532169
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Published: Signet - July 3rd, 2012

The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in An Age of Diminishing Expectations Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393356175
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 23rd, 2018

The State and Revolution Cover Image
$5.00
ISBN: 9780486848082
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Published: Dover Publications - March 17th, 2021

Soul on Ice Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333795
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Published: Delta - January 12th, 1999