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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 564 works in 2,116 publications in 20 languages and 37,981 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Performer, Speaker, Narrator, Director
Classifications: F3169, 910.4
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posthumous Publications by Thor Heyerdahl, published posthumously.
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 )
132 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,691 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 )
86 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 3,580 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 )
35 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 3,000 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 )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,611 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 2014 in English and held by 1,317 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 )
25 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 8 languages and held by 1,272 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 )
48 editions published between 1952 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition
The art of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 765 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
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adapted from Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by Raft," which is a translation of Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen
Sea routes to Polynesia by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actual film record of the expedition (April 28, 1947 thru August 7, 1947) photographed by those 5 men who lived its great adventure of traveling 4300 miles, on a raft, across the ocean from Peru to Polynesia
Rapa Nui by Fred Picker ( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
76 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reisverslag van de expeditie die als doel had meer over de herkomst van de bevolking van Polynesië te weten te komen
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 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeological evidence of pre-Spanish visits to the Galaṕagos Islands by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
29 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early man and the ocean by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
28 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 7 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kon-Tiki man : Thor Heyerdahl by Christopher Ralling ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Norwegian and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kon-Tiki ein Floß treibt über den Pazifik by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
82 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Great Norwegian expeditions by Søren Richter ( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 180 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
 
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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
היירדאל, תור
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 (624)
German (113)
Norwegian (20)
Japanese (15)
Italian (6)
Polish (6)
Russian (6)
Spanish (5)
French (4)
Swedish (4)
Dutch (4)
Finnish (2)
Hungarian (2)
Latvian (2)
Kaltdlisut (2)
Czech (2)
Tamil (1)
Hebrew (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Bulgarian (1)
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