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Mapping Indigenous Land: Native Land Grants in Colonial New Spain

By Ana Pulido Rull

2020 |  University of Oklahoma Press

Between 1536 and 1601, at the request of the colonial administration of New Spain, indigenous artists crafted more than two hundred maps to be used as evidence in litigation over the allocation of land. An important contribution to the literature on Mexico's indigenous cartography and colonial art, Pulido Rull’s work suggests new ways of understanding how colonial space itself was contested, negotiated, and defined.

Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design

By Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts

2019 | Penguin Books

A nostalgic and celebratory look back at one hundred years of passenger flight, featuring full-color reproductions of route maps and posters from the world’s most iconic airlines, from the author of bestselling cult classic Transit Maps of the World.  

NOTE: The review copy for this book will be in PDF format, due to... current events.

Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age

By Martin O'Malley

2019 | Esri Press

Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age is about a more effective way to lead that is emerging, enabled by the Information Age. It provides real solutions to real problems using GIS technology and helps develop a management strategy using data that will profoundly change an organization.