3 edition of Thor Heyerdahl found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Snorre Evensberget.|
|LC Classifications||G306.H47 E9 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||299,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||96163305|
The third volume in a biographical trilogy on the life of Norway’s legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl shows that even heroes run into hard times. In Heyerdahl’s case, according to the new book on his final years, his family broke up, he faced financial problems and constant conflicts with other researchers. Then Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl is the book for you. Kon-Tiki is about a few explorers that wanted to prove that the inhabitants of a certain island in the Pacific came from Peru. The explorers start off at Peru, build a raft, and set off to prove their theory on their mile journey/5(6).
Combining history with culture, the ocean with exploration, and risk with triumph - this is an account of Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft 5, miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the South Pacific. Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4, nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of /5(23).
"Two-Way Ticket to Paradise', book review of Thor Heyerdahl, Fatu-Hiva". The New York Times, Aug Thor Heyerdahl was a Norwegian explorer, adventurer, and ethnologist. He orchestrated many transoceanic expeditions in primitive boat replicas and contributed several substantial theories to the geographic and scientific communities.
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure across the Pacific Ocean.
Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east/5(). Thor Heyerdahl really does "solve" the mystery as far as I can tell, linking ancient Easter Island culture to very similar cultures in S.
America. This is an incredibly entertaining and edifying read, quite literally my favorite new book and by: Introduction: Kon Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl. Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft. If you would like to learn how to plan and execute a major project, then Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft is the book for you.
Kon Tiki is not a project management book, but by following the process that Thor Heyerdahl used for his expedition, you will learn how to manage a project. Looking for books by Thor Heyerdahl. See all books authored by Thor Heyerdahl, including Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen, and Aku-Aku: Paskeoyas Hemmelighet, and more on Free download or read online Kon-Tiki pdf (ePUB) book.
The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Thor Heyerdahl. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this non fiction, travel story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Thor Heyerdahl, (born October 6,Larvik, Norway—died ApColla Micheri, Italy), Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer who organized and led the famous Kon-Tiki () and Ra (–70) transoceanic scientific expeditions.
Both expeditions were intended to prove the possibility of ancient transoceanic contacts between distant civilizations and cultures.
This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Kon-Tiki.
Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian zoologist, explains how he develops a theory on how the Pacific islands were originally. The book is Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl.
The hardcover book I have was published in It was given to me by my mother for my birthday in I read this book at least twice a year in the fifties and sixties, but somehow it got put aside/5. Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific.
Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4, nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of /5(36).
Heyerdahl recounted the epic voyage in the bestselling book “Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft” and in a documentary the following year that won the Academy Award. Heyerdahl, Thor (translated by F.H.
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Seller Inventory # GI3N Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: ; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer with a background in zoology, botany, and became notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition inin which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands.
Daddy’s book: The Kon Tiki Expedition which Thor Heyerdahl autographed for me. It is still debated if the Ancient Egyptians influenced the pre-Columbian civilisations of Central America. Thor Heyerdahl has proved that they had the sailing craft to reach the area. Etnolog si explorator, Thor Heyerdahl a devenit cunoscut in lumea intreaga cand a organizat si a condus celebrele expeditii stiintifice transoceanice KON-TIKI () si RA ().
Ambele au avut menirea de a dovedi posibilitatea contactelor transoceanice in Antichitate dintre civilizatii si culturi : Grupul Editorial ALL. Thor Heyerdahl was born into an upper-class family in the coastal village of Larvik, Norway, in His father, Thor, was president of a brewery and a mineral water plant, and his mother, Alison Lyng Heyerdahl, was chairman of the Larvik Museum.
Heyerdahl's book, The Maldive Mystery, was hailed by some as a great detective story. Thor Heyerdahl, Director: Aku-Aku.
Thor Heyerdahl was born on October 6, in Larvik, Norway. He was a director and writer, known for Aku-Aku (), Galapagos () and Kon-Tiki (). He was married to Jacqueline Beer, Yvonne Dedekam-Simonsen and Liv Coucheron-Torp.
He died on Ap in Colla Micheri, Liguria, tion: Director, Writer, Producer. Heyerdahl’s book on the expedition Aku-Aku: The Secret of Easter Island, was published in English in As with Heyerdahl’s book about the voyage of Kon-Tiki, this book was also a best seller.
Heyerdahl brought a photographer named Erling J. Schjerven along to document their work on film. Thor Heyerdahl (THOR HEYERDAHL) used books, rare books and new books › Find all books by 'Thor Heyerdahl' and compare prices Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and Thor Heyerdahl (–) is one of history’s most famous explorers.
In he crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsawood raft Kon-Tiki. This was his first expedition to be captured on film, and was later awarded Academy Award for best documentary in He later completed similar achievements with the reed boats Ra, Ra II and Tigris, through which he championed his deep.
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