Looking Back Archives | Inquirer Opinion. Columnists. Bullying in the Ateneo. December 28, BY: Ambeth R. Ocampo. Columnists. Looking Back [Ambeth R. Ocampo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. INTRODUCTION While I have always liked history I did not like the. Looking back [Ambeth R Ocampo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Jul 26, William Barot added it. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Primarily because I am interested to know about what happened in the past as they are oftentimes used by my favorite and not-so-favorite authors in their works. Notify me of new comments via email.

Thumbs up for Sir Ambeth for a book like this. History, after all, is a collection of stories, complete with characters, settings and plots. Thank you for writing them as well! Throughout the book are pages filled with revelations we would not expect that will surely make you utter those loooing exclaimations such as “Really?

History is living, looikng the air we breathe, it’s our identity. It was a fresh way how Ambeth R. I enjoyedthough I doubted the credibility of the author. My backlog is increasing and I want to hit my book target. Pinili niya ang mga artikulong may kinalaman sa ating mga sikat na bayani.


I’ve read a lot of history books and had them for leisure. The book, a collection of articles extracted from Ambeth’s column in Inquirer which bear the same name as with the book, is a worthwhile reading. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Why Filipinos Should Read: The ‘Looking Back’ Series by Ambeth Ocampo – Bookbed

I just realized how our history classes had deprived us in knowing much of what we should have learned from our past. The telenovelas we Filipinos so enjoy also show this attribute. Roces, National Artist for Literature Ambeth Ocampo’s historical writings meet these three criteria.

If i were to teach history, i looiing make it sure that i do it Ambeth Ocampo way! With more understanding about Philippine History within that “pause” and the author himself, my doubts about the writings in this books have greatly reduced. Want to Read Currently Ocampi Read.

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His arduous research on details of the past leads to picture our admirable Filipinos with much more personality and life. Dec 12, Takipsilim rated it it was amazing.


This is the first of the books of Ambeth Ocampo that I read, and it set off my interest in his books.

All the 6 books in the series have been in my possession since a couple of years now but I decided to read them one after the other now to catch up with my Reading Challenge. Jul 16, James added it.

Ocampo ambbeth my History Professor, I might had another career direction to bby through on becoming the same as he; haha! Looking Back is history at its juiciest. Ocampo better known as Ambeth R. I remember the message he was most passionate about which was to instill motivation for us to read and enjoy history, outside of school context.

I can still make it, don’t you think? Mahirap basahin ng isang upuan kasi hindi mo naman maabsorb lahat mg facts ng isang upuan nuh. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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