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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 546 works in 2,090 publications in 19 languages and 35,484 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Performer, Speaker, Photographer, 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 )

148 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 5,193 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 )

71 editions published between 1906 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,408 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 )

57 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 2,880 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 )

39 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,839 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 1,301 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 1,194 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 )

41 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition
The art of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

29 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 732 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 )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapa Nui by Fred Picker( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 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 )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 399 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 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 288 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 balsa wood 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 247 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
Aku-aku, Påskeøyas hemmelighet by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

79 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 244 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
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Norwegian expeditions by Søren Richter( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 176 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
Archaeology of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and Norwegian and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in 8 languages and held by 51 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، 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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Aku-Aku, the secret of Easter IslandPyramids 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 autobiographyThor Heyerdahl