Books, biographies and films

Books

Countless books have been written about Thor Heyerdahl and his life.
  • På Jakt efter Paradiset, 1938;
  • The Kon-Tiki Expedition, 1948;
  • American Indians in the Pacific: the Theory behind the Kon-Tiki Expedition, 1952;
  • Archaeological Evidence of pre-Spanish Visits to the Galapagos Islands (with A. Skjölsvold), 1956;
  • Aku-Aku: the Secrets of Easter Island and the East Pacific. (co-author with E.N. Ferdon, B.Mulloy, A. Skjölsvold and C.S. Smith)
  • Vol. I:The Archaeology of Easter Island,1961,
  • Vol. II: Miscellaneous Papers, 1965;
  • Sea Routes to Polynesia, 1968;
  • The Ra Expeditions, 1970;
  • Fatu-Hiva: Back to Nature, 1974;
  • Art of Easter Island, 1975; Zwischen den Kontinenten, 1975;
  • Early Man and the Ocean, 1978;
  • The Tigris Expedition, 1980;
  • The Maldive Mystery, 1986;
  • Easter Island: A Mystery Solved, 1989;
  • Pyramids of Tucume: The Quest for Peru’s Forgotten City, 1995;
  • Green Was the Earth on the Seventh Day, 1996;
  • La Navegación Marítima en el Antiguo Perú/ Seafaring in Ancient Peru (biling.) 1996;
  • Let the Conquered Speak (Spanish edition Perú, 1996- English edition 1997); I Adams Fotspor, 1998.

Biographies

Many biographies have been written about Thor Heyerdal during the years.
  • Señor Kon-Tiki, by Arnold Jacoby 1965;
  • The Kon-Tiki Man, by Christopher Ralling 1990;
  • Thor Heyerdahl, the Explorer, by Snorre Evensbergert, 1994.
  • Thor Heyerdahl, Mannen og Havet, Ragnar Kvam, 2005.

Films

  • Kon-Tiki 2012 (Oscar nominated) Trailer
  • The Kon-Tiki Expedition (Oscar Award National Academic Motion Pictures Arts & Science 1951);
  • Galapagos Expedition, 1953;
  • Aku-Aku,1957; The Ra Expeditions (Oscar nominated 1971);
  • The Tigris Expedition, 1979;
  • The Maldive Mystery, 1986.