Douglas K. Meyer

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Name: Douglas K. Meyer

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Genres: History

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Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

ASIN: B0006ELJ5U
Release Date: 1985


Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley

ISBN: 0820310743
Release Date: 1989-02-01

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Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early-Nineteenth-Century Illinois

ISBN: 0809322897
Release Date: 2000-06-14

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Douglas K. Meyer on WorldCat

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