Douglas K. Meyer
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Meyer is a professor emeritus of geography at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Biographical and Professional Information
Douglas K. Meyer is a co-author of both Common Houses in America’s Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley and Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois. Since his retirement in July, 2000, he has traveled extensively in the United States, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. His passion, however, remains his English cottage garden with its azaleas, rhododendrons, hostas, daylilies, oriental lilies, and Japanese maples.
- Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois, Rardin Graphics, 1985 - written with Nancy Easter Shick
- Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley, University of Georgia Press, 1989 - written with John A. Jakle and Robert W. Bastian
- Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early- Nineteenth-Century Illinois, SIU Press, 2000
Titles at Your Library
Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois
Release Date: 1985
Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley
Release Date: 1989-02-01
Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early-Nineteenth-Century Illinois
Release Date: 2000-06-14
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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