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The Maldive mystery

THOR. HEYERDAHL

The Maldive mystery

by THOR. HEYERDAHL

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Published by Adler & Adler in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maldives
    • Subjects:
    • Maldives -- Antiquities.,
    • Maldives -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThor Heyerdahl.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.5.M3 H49 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714942M
      ISBN 100917561198
      LC Control Number86007935

      Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – April 18, ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany, and geography.. He became notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in , in which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu ogmaexpo.com: Mungo Park Medal (). Since Heyerdahl published his 'Maldive Mystery', many books, articles and guides about the Maldives mention sun-worship, pyramids, waves of immigrants, attacks by lion-people and other such fallacies in their historical outline of the Maldive archipelago.

      With a stay at Kurumba Maldives in Vihamanafushi, you'll be on the beach, steps from Kurumba Beach and a 3-minute drive from Hulhumale Beach. This 5-star resort is mi (9 km) from Maldives Islamic Centre and mi ( km) from Hulhumalé Central Park. Why Stay Here. Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and facials.5/5(K). Maldive Mystery by Alice Ramirez. First published in Fruit Gardener Magazine. In a tiny tropical nation, called the Republic of Maldives, all the lime trees were dying with .

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I had a hard time finding a book on the Maldive Islands, for the South Asian Challenge. Apart from tourist guides, my local library had basically only The Maldive Mystery. But that was also a great opportunity to finally read something by Heyerdahl.4/5(6).

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The Maldive Mystery has been heavily criticised for historical inaccuracies in its treatment of the culture and people of the Maldives. However, as Jonathan Guilford attests, Heyerdahl’s book remains acutely powerful partly because of its ability to meld history and legend, truth and fiction.

Heyerdahl says it well near the book's end: ""The Maldive Islandsnow began to appear like a barrier reef from which octopus tentacles spread to remote corners of the Old World.

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The author of the best-selling adventure Kon-Tiki travels to a relatively unknown part of the world in this archaeological detective story. When the government of the Maldive Islands – those ‘dots on the map in the Indian Ocean’ – wanted to investigate recent archaeological finds dating from thousands of years ago, it turned to one of the world’s foremost explorers, Thor Heyerdahl.

Sep 13,  · In his book The Maldive Mystery, famed explorer Thor Heyerdahl writes: “That afternoon we passed the most beautiful palm islands I have ever ogmaexpo.com the sun low on our starboard side it threw a glowing sidelight on the tiny islets, which seemed to float by like flower baskets.

Jan 18,  · Concerning archaeology in the Maldives, I wish more people would read and refer to HCP Bell’s monograph ‘The Maldive Islands’, a book has been reprinted recently and which despite being old is still the best work on the subject, instead of Heyerdahl’s book ‘The Maldive Mystery’.

The Maldive Mystery is more a tour through Thor Heyerdahl's various expeditions to the Maldives in the early s at a time when the country was just re-emerging back into the international community/5(1).

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"Thor Heyerdahl is shrill but mistaken in many of his assumptions.