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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 616 works in 2,027 publications in 19 languages and 33,286 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Speaker, Performer, Director
Classifications: F3169, 910.4
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Most widely held works about Thor Heyerdahl
 
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Most widely held works by Thor Heyerdahl
Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

35 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 3,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This journey by raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands was made to test the author's theories of the origin of the Polynesian people and travel by raft between these places by means of riding the ocean currents and winds
Aku-Aku, the secret of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

72 editions published between 1906 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author and explorer of Kon-Tiki fame here recounts for the layman his archeological adventures on Easter island, where his expedition uncovered many facts about the island's giant statues, secret caves, ancient stone-carving natives, cannibalism, and civil wars
The Ra expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts the planning for his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in an Egyptian reed boat and describes the voyage made by himself and his crew
Early man and the ocean : a search for the beginnings of navigation and seaborne civilizations by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ships, navigational systems, achievements, and discoveries of ancient seamen and examines their influence on the spread of culture in the ancient world and on subsequent exploration
Easter Island--the mystery solved by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the mysteries of Easter Island including how the statues were made and moved, and where the Easter Islanders themselves came from?
The Maldive mystery by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Thor Heyerdahl's archaeological exploration of the Maldive Islands
American Indians in the Pacific : the theory behind the Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

40 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition
Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Well-illustrated synthesis of multi-year excavations at a city of the Lambayeque culture extending over 220 hectares with 26 major pyramids, and founded ca. AD 1100"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Sea routes to Polynesia by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific by Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapa Nui by Fred Picker( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological evidence of pre-Spanish visits to the Galápagos Islands by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

34 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 28, 1947, an expedition was led by Norwegian biologist Thor Heyerdahl. The journey by raft spanned 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean and was hailed as one of the most fantastic feats of daring and courage of its time. Heyerdahl and his crew duplicated the legendary voyage of Kon-Tiki, the mythical hero who led the settlement of the South Sea Islands by sailing on a balsawood raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands
Kon-Tiki man : an illustrated biography of Thor Heyerdahl by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Norwegian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents explorer, scientist and anthropologist, Thor Heyerdahl, who sailed the seas using only the materials available five thousand years ago, in an effort to discover when and how man first learned to navigate the oceans
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Norwegian expeditions by Søren Richter( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nansen (Fram expedition, 1893-96); Sverdrup (second Fram expedition, 1893-1902); Amundsen (Gjoa and South Pole expeditions); aircraft in polar explorations
L'expédition du "Kon-Tiki" sur un radeau à travers le Pacifique by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

47 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aku-aku, Påskeøyas hemmelighet by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

46 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the author's archaeological excavations in Polynesia, particularly on Easter Island where he learned how its famous huge statues were raised. Heyerdahl explored caverns there, discovering stone works of art apparently of South American origin which cast a new light on the Easter Islander's culture and religious ideas
Archaeology of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Norwegian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fatu-Hiva : back to nature by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in 7 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Heyerdahl and his wife's first Pacific adventure in 1936. Fatu-Hiva lay outside the shipping lanes; there were no white inhabitants and no contact with the outside world
 
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Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city
Alternative Names
Chejerdal, Tor 1914-2002

Chejerdal, Tur

Chejerdal, Tur 1914-2002

Hai Er Da, Shuo Er

Haierdaer, Tuoer

Hāyrdāl, Thwr

Heierudâru, T.

Heijerdāls, Tūrs

Heijerdāls, Tūrs 1914-2002

Hejerdal, Tor

Hejerdal, Tor, 1914-2002

Hejerdal , Tur

Heyerdahl, T.

Heyerdahl, Thor, 1914-

Heyerdahl, Thor 1914-2002

Heyerdahl, Thorn

Heyerdahl, Thorn 1914-2002

Heyerdal, Towr

Heyerdal, Tur

Kheierdad, Tur, 1914-2002

Kheĭerdal, Tur

Kheĭerdal, Tur, 1914-2002

Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl anthropologue, archéologue et navigateur norvégien

Thor Heyerdahl antropologo, esploratore e regista norvegese

Thor Heyerdahl explorador y biólogo noruego

Thor Heyerdahl Noors ontdekkingsreiziger (1914-2002)

Thor Heyerdahl norsk antropolog og eventyrar

Thor Heyerdahl norsk antropolog og eventyrer

Thor Heyerdahl Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer

Thor Heyerdahl norwegischer Anthropologe und Abenteurer

Thor Heyerdahl norweski odkrywca, podróżnik i pisarz

Tor Hejerdal

Tur Heyerdal

Turas Hejerdalas

Tūrs Heijerdāls norvēģu etnogrāfs, arheologs, ceļotājs un rakstnieks

Xeyerdal Tur

Θορ Χέιερνταλ

Тор Хейердал

Тор Хејердал

Тур Геєрдал

Тур Хеердал

Тур Хейердал

Тур Хейердал Тур

Тур Хэердал

Тур Һейердал

Хейердал Т. 1914-2002

Хейердал, Тор

Хейердал, Тур

Хейердал, Тур 1914-2002

Թուր Հեյերդալ

היירדאל, תור

הירדאל, תור

הירדל, תור 1914-2002

תור היירדאל

تور هایردال

ثور هايردال

ثور هايردال، 1914-2002

थॉर हायरडाल

थॉर हेयरडाह्ल

টুৰ হেয়াৰ্ডাল

თურ ჰეიერდალი

토르 헤위에르달

トール・ヘイエルダール

ハイエイダール, トール

ハイエルダール

ハイヤダール

ヘイエイダール, トール

ヘイエルダール, T.

ヘイエルダール, トール

托尔·海尔达尔

海雅达尓

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Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten cityKon-TikiKon-Tiki man : an illustrated biography of Thor HeyerdahlKon-Tiki : across the Pacific by raftIn the footsteps of Adam : an autobiographyKon-Tiki : across the Pacific by raftKon-Tiki : across the Pacific by raft