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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 612 works in 2,109 publications in 12 languages and 38,023 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Photographer, Contributor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Speaker, Narrator, Performer, Director
Classifications: G530, 910.4
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Most widely held works by Thor Heyerdahl
Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
138 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,790 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 )
66 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,538 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 )
33 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 3,006 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 )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,621 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 )
16 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,320 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 )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,224 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 )
33 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adapted from Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by Raft," which is a translation of Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen
Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 746 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
The art of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sea routes to Polynesia by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actual film record of the expedition (April 28, 1947 thru August 7, 1947) photographed by those 5 men who lived the adventure of traveling 4300 miles, on a raft, across the ocean from Peru to Polynesia
Rapa Nui by Fred Picker ( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in Undetermined and English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
75 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van de expeditie die ten doel had meer te weten te komen over de herkomst van de bevolking van Polynesië
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 )
in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeological evidence of pre-Spanish visits to the Galaṕagos Islands by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
27 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kon-Tiki man : Thor Heyerdahl by Christopher Ralling ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early man and the ocean by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great Norwegian expeditions by Søren Richter ( Book )
13 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
La expedición de la "Kon-Tiki" by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
42 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spanish translation of "Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen". The story of the well known raft expedition across the Pacific
 
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Alternative Names
Chejerdal, Tor 1914-2002
Chejerdal, Tur
Hai Er Da, Shuo Er
Hāyrdāl, Thwr
Heijerdāls, Tūrs
Heijerdāls, Tūrs 1914-2002
Hejerdal, Tor
Hejerdal, Tur.
Heyerdahl, T.
Heyerdahl, Thor 1914-2002
Heyerdahl, Thorn
Heyerdal, Towr
Heyerdal, Tur
Kheĭerdal, Tur
Хейердал, Тур 1914-2002
הירדאל, תור
ثور هايردال، 1914-2002
ハイエルダール
ハイヤダール
ヘイエルダール, T
ヘイエルダール, トール
Languages
English (604)
Spanish (42)
German (20)
Norwegian (12)
French (8)
Danish (8)
Kaltdlisut (2)
Polish (2)
Dutch (2)
Latvian (1)
Hungarian (1)
Czech (1)
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