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Heyerdahl, Thor

Overview
Works: 557 works in 2,233 publications in 27 languages and 37,920 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Narrator, 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 )

161 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 4,695 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 )

197 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 3,848 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 )

95 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 12 languages and held by 3,111 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 )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,596 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 )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,309 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 )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,206 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 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 799 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 758 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 )

24 editions published between 1957 and 1975 in 8 languages and held by 744 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 )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 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
Rapa Nui by Fred Picker( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 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 )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 284 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 267 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 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Noorse ontdekkingsreiziger Thor Heyerdahl (1914- )
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'expédition du "Kon-Tiki" sur un radeau à travers le Pacifique by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

69 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 8 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tigris expedition : in search of our beginnings by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

39 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tigris" fait suite aux expéditions "Kon-Tiki" (traversée du Pacifique sur un radeau de balsa) et "Râ" (traversée de l'Atlantique sur un radeau de papyrus). Il s'agit cette fois pour l'auteur et ses dix compagnons de naviguer dans le golfe Persique et l'océan Indien, à bord d'un vaisseau sumérien dont le matériau de base est le roseau. Après les étapes de la construction du vaisseau, le livre évoque, de façon très intéressante, six mois d'aventures au milieu des tempêtes, des requins, des pirates, des supertankers et des bâtiments de guerre
 
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Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city
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

Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl antropologo, esploratore e regista norvegese

Thor Heyerdahl explorador y bilogo noruego

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, podrżnik 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, 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

托尔海尔达尔

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Aku-Aku, the secret of Easter IslandThe Ra expeditionsPyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten cityKon-TikiGreen was the earth on the seventh dayThor HeyerdahlIn the footsteps of Adam : an autobiography