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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No trivia or quizzes yet. His wit, humor, keen observations and insights on Philippine looklng never fail to keep us entertained and informed. Spencer rated it really liked it Dec 23, For instance, the narration of American involvement in the Philippines is detailed heavily without whitewashing the events.

Bookbed Author May 3, at 7: No trivia or quizzes yet. Did you know that there was a time when pictures of dead bodies all done up for burial were popularly printed in mainstream publications? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lookjng was an energizing activity, reaching back to your origins and finding or not finding more than what we knew back then.

Sep 08, Jerry rated it really liked it Recommends it for: A history like you’ve never heard before. You see, sometimes you encounter a,beth novel with a historical event as a backdrop and that perks up your interest to know what really happened Unlike most of my Filipino friends here in Goodreads, this book is neither my first history book nor a required reading in my History class.

This book is not just about heroes and politics, it has also given us a background of some of the terms we ocamop use which reminds us, as we have always been reminded, to think twice before we utter something.


Open Preview See a Problem? If i were to teach history, i would make it sure that i do it Ambeth Ocampo way!

Looking Back by Ambeth R. Ocampo

But that only means ocamlo got really interesting, right? I can imagine hating the Luna brothers. This is the first of the books of Ambeth Ocampo that I read, and it set off my interest in his books. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Notify me of new posts via email.

So, oftentimes my reading was boring and forgettable. Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ocampo.

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If history were only studied and reported like you are in the Hollywood world, I bet it’ll be more interesting and appealing most specially to students- who are the main ‘target audience’ of the discussion.

I would’ve remembered more dates and places because the characters ‘lived and died’ and not just a stagnant and obsolete piece of fact.

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Enjoyed every bit of it. Dec 09, Maan rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. See 1 question about Looking Back…. Preview — Looking Back by Ambeth R.

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

Nov 06, Macky rated it it was amazing. 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. Jul 26, William Barot added it. Pinili niya ang mga artikulong may kinalaman sa ating mga sikat na bayani. It’s like I’m reading a very compelling novel where all the characters are inspired by real events and true story.

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O A good read book! I got a copy of this book when I attended Dr Ambeth Ocampo’s lecture: Dec 08, Maan rated it really liked it. Because they are articles, they oftentimes suffer in the brevity. Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ambetn. Ocampo was able to educate his readers.

His arduous research on details of the past leads to picture our admirable Filipinos with much more personality and life. Oct 25, Carlo rated it really liked it Shelves: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Years later, I I found the book on my shelf and finished the book in a day. Mr Ocampo writes history with warmth and humor, I wish his books were our text books back in school. HardcoverFirst Printingpages. Goodreads helps you ocampi track of books you want to read.

Lists with This Book. We don’t use ratings but for this purpose, we tag ambegh with three stars by default. History, after all, is a collection of stories, complete with characters, settings and plots.

Sep 03, Andre Taban rated it liked it Shelves: Published inLooking Bafk is the first published work by Ambeth Ocampo, renowned Philippine historian.

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All these and more in Ambeth Ocampo’s Looking Back. Other side of heroes whom we believe as superhumans. A good read book!