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Kon-Tiki revisited

Robert Langdon

Kon-Tiki revisited

by Robert Langdon

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Published by Australian Scholarly Pub. in North Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Migration -- Polynesia,
  • Plants -- Dispersal -- Polynesia,
  • Polynesians -- Foreign influences,
  • Ethnology -- Polynesia,
  • Ethnobotany -- Polynesia,
  • Polynesia -- Civilization -- Spanish influences,
  • Polynesia -- History,
  • Polynesia -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-371) and index.

    StatementRobert Langdon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK473.P75 L36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23204923M
    ISBN 109781740971348
    LC Control Number2009396151

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      Parents need to know that Kon-Tiki is a adaptation of the classic nonfiction adventure story by legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal. The movie doesn't shy away from the extreme peril Heyerdal and his crew faced when they crossed miles of the Pacific Ocean from Peru to Polynesia to prove that pre-Columbian South Americans could have conceivably been the first settlers of Polynesia.4/5.   Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg. With Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson. Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in , in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times/10(K).


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Learn about Author Central. Thor Heyerdahl (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all formats and editions/5(). In Kon-Tiki revisited Langdon makes his final outstanding contribution to our knowledge of Polynesian origins. It makes for a great documentary of the voyage of the Kon-Tiki raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia.

My Kon-Tiki revisited book current problem with the book is that some of the descriptions of interactions with the South American and Polynesian residents are severely /5(). In essence, the research is intended to vindicate Thor Heyerdahl’s “Kon-Tiki” thesis of South American seafaring abilities and culture contact between that continent and several East Polynesian islands, using primarily botanical evidence.

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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/5(36).

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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 Kon-Tiki expedition was a journey by raft across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands, led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor raft was named Kon-Tiki after the Inca god Viracocha, for whom "Kon-Tiki" was said to be an old name.

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Revisiting Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki 50 years on. Anthropologist Robert Carl Suggs included a chapter titled “The Kon-Tiki Myth” in his book on Polynesia, concluding that “The Kon-Tiki theory is about as plausible as the tales of Atlantis, Mu, and ‘Children of the Sun.’ recently revisited Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki voyage and.

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Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the More. The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas (Norwegian: Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen) is a book by the Norwegian writer Thor recounts Heyerdahl's experiences with the Kon-Tiki expedition, where he travelled across the Pacific Ocean on a balsa tree raft.

The book was first published in Norway on 2 Novemberand sold out in 15 : Thor Heyerdahl. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure: a journey 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 miles to the east, led by the mythical hero Kon-Tiki.

This copy of Heyerdahl's book is a lushly illustrated adaptation of his bestselling account of their journey, signed by Heyerdahl. Most of the illustrations are based on photos from the expedition. We are additionally including in this lot another children's book, Kon-Tiki and I, written and illustrated by Heyerdahl's navigator, Erik Hesselberg.Kon Tiki - Thor Heyerdahl - Pocket Books - Softcover - Clean - Odor Free - Awesome Book - Wanderlust - 80 Photographs - Pages ChicAvantGarde 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping.About this Item: Penguin Books, Great Britain, Softcover.

Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Paperback. The Kon-Tiki Expedition. The story of six young men crossing the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft makes (as Somerset Maugham call it) 'an incredible adventure which happens to .