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Heyerdahl, Thor

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Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

167 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 4,572 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 )

100 editions published between 1906 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 3,449 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 )

71 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 2,896 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 )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon the author's famous maritime expeditions and upon his explorations in South and Central America and Mexico, this book demonstrates how reed-boat travelers crossed the Atlantic in early historic times and brought a high civilization to the Americas, and how the newly civilized people of the Americas in turn brought culture to Easter Island and the Central Pacific by balsa raft
Easter Island--the mystery solved by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,292 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 )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 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 )

36 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in English and Norwegian and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

67 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adapted from Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by Raft," which is a translation of Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen
The art of Easter Island by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

30 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kon-Tiki by Joachim Roenning( Visual )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 764 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
Pyramids of Túcume : the quest for Peru's forgotten city by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 712 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 )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapa Nui by Fred Picker( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heyerdahl's historical summary on Rapa Nui provides an authoritative counterpoint to the visual enchantmant of Picker's photographs and the sweep of his lyrical text
The Kon-Tiki expedition by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 427 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 )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kon-Tiki man : an illustrated biography of Thor Heyerdahl by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Norwegian and held by 236 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
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
Kon-Tiki ein Floß treibt über den Pazifik by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

64 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Nachweis für seine Theorie einer Besiedelung der Südsee-Inseln vom amerikanischen Kontinent aus überquerte Heyerdahl 1947 auf seinem Floss äKon-Tikiä den Pazifischen Ozean
The Tigris expedition : in search of our beginnings by Thor Heyerdahl( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the expedition that retraced the trade routes that may have existed between Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and Egypt a thousand years before Christ
 
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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 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 norský mořeplavec a dobrodruh

Thor Heyerdahl norvég antropológus és utazó

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

Тор Хејердал норвешки антрополог и авантурист

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Тур Хеердал

Тур Хейердал

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Тур Хэердал

Тур Һейердал

Хейердал Т

Хейердал Т. 1914-2002

Хейердал, Тор

Хейердал, Тур

Хейердал, Тур 1914-2002

Хейердал, Тур Известный путешественник.

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היירדאל, תור

הירדאל, תור

הירדל, תור 1914-2002

תור היירדאל

تور هایردال

ثور هايردال

ثور هايردال، 1914-2002

थॉर हायरडाल

थॉर हेयरडाह्ल

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