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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 610 works in 2,046 publications in 11 languages and 38,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Photographer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Performer, Speaker, Composer, Narrator, 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 )
61 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,095 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 )
62 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,548 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 )
30 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 3,027 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 )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,645 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 )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,336 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 )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kon-Tiki expedition; by raft across the South Seas by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
151 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To prove that the Polynesians came from South America, the author and his friends crossed the Pacific on a raft copied from the Incas
American Indians in the Pacific; the theory behind the Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
28 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 )
34 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 857 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 747 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 )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sea routes to Polynesia by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 595 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 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeological evidence of pre-Spanish visits to the Galaṕagos Islands by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
25 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kon-Tiki man : an illustrated biography of Thor Heyerdahl by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 238 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
Early man and the ocean by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great Norwegian expeditions by Søren Richter ( Book )
15 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 175 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
Kon-Tiki ein Floß treibt über den Pazifik by Thor Heyerdahl ( Book )
75 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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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 (627)
German (76)
Norwegian (6)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
Kaltdlisut (1)
Spanish (1)
Turkish (1)
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