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The Impossible Voyage of Kon-Tiki

The Impossible Voyage of Kon-Tiki
  • Author : Deborah Kogan Ray
  • Publisher : Triangle Interactive, Inc.
  • Release : 29 March 2018
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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Combining history with culture, the ocean with exploration, and risk with triumph—this rich offering is the only picture book account of Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft 5,000 miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the South Pacific. Author Deborah Kogan Ray clearly and succinctly sets up how Norwegian anthropologist Heyerdahl became convinced that ancient Peruvians arrived in the South Pacific via raft, why he wanted

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 December 2013
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“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? …Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive raft made of forty-foot balsa logs and named “Kon-Tiki” in honor of a legendary sun king, Heyerdahl and five companions deliberately risked their lives to show that the ancient Peruvians

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 December 2013
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“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? …Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive raft made of forty-foot balsa logs and named “Kon-Tiki” in honor of a legendary sun king, Heyerdahl and five companions deliberately risked their lives to show that the ancient Peruvians

American Indians in the Pacific

American Indians in the Pacific
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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The Kon-Tiki Man

The Kon-Tiki Man
  • Author : Christopher Ralling
  • Publisher : Isis Large Print Books
  • Release : 01 September 1991
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The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time
  • Author : Will Durant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 07 November 2002
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A wise and witty compendium of the greatest thoughts, greatest minds, and greatest books of all time -- listed in accessible and succinct form -- by one of the world's greatest scholars. From the "Hundred Best Books" to the "Ten Greatest Thinkers" to the "Ten Greatest Poets," here is a concise collection of the world's most significant knowledge. For the better part of a century, Will Durant dwelled upon -- and wrote about -- the most significant eras, individuals, and

The Kon-Tiki Museum

The Kon-Tiki Museum
  • Author : Kon-Tiki Museet (Oslo)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 1989
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The Kon-Tiki Expedition

The Kon-Tiki Expedition
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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To prove that the Polynesians came from South America, the author and his friends crossed the Pacific on a raft copied from the Incas.

Kon-Tiki and I

Kon-Tiki and I
  • Author : Erik Hesselberg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 1994
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The author relates the voyage of the Kon-Tiki expedition across 4300 miles of ocean in a raft as he experienced and sketched it.

Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl
  • Author : John Malam
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications
  • Release : 01 January 1999
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A biography of the Norwegian explorer whose voyages were undertaken to prove certain theories about the migration patterns of ancient people.

The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Raft Across the South Seas

The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Raft Across the South Seas
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Tansill Press
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Reprint. Originally published: George Allen & Unwin, 1950.

A Hero for the Atomic Age

A Hero for the Atomic Age
  • Author : Axel Andersson
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Nomination for Best Foreign Film at the 2013 Academy Awards In English and many other languages the name 'Kon-Tiki' has become a byword for adventure and the exotic. The journey of the Kon-Tiki from Peru to Polynesia in 1947 became one of the founding myths of the postwar world. In the voyage of six Scandinavians and a parrot on a balsa raft across the Pacific Ocean the classic journey of discovery was re-invented for generations to come. Kon-Tiki spoke of heroism, masculinity,

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 07 May 2013
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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 -- a journey of 4,300 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 miles to the east, led by a mythical hero, Kon-Tiki. He decided to prove his theory by duplicating

Easter Island

Easter Island
  • Author : John Loret,John T. Tanacredi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Easter Island, a World Heritage Site is still, after over 50 years since Thor Heyerdahl's work on the island, a fascinating area to explore and learn about a culture that has only remnants remaining, while documenting a marine ecology still mostly unknown. Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm presents the research results from three years of interdisciplinary expeditions to Easter Island. The primary objectives were to investigate the effects of human population growth on the ecology

Challenging the Pacific

Challenging the Pacific
  • Author : Maud Fontenoy
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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In a personal account of determination and accomplishment, the author of Across the Savage Sea describes her challenging effort to row across the Pacific Ocean, chronicling the long and difficult voyage from Peru westward as she overcame stifling tropical heat, the elements, solitude, and the ever-circling sharks to achieve her goal.