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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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Sep 07, Apokripos rated it really liked it Recommends oampo for: Not as best as him of course but perhaps having the same passion to learn more and go beyond whatever it takes for the sake of learning. A history like you’ve never heard before.

Thumbs up for Sir Ambeth for a book like this. Learn how your comment data is processed. Ocampo better known as Ambeth Oxampo. Jamillahporlaje rated it it was ok Jul 17, Mahirap basahin ng isang upuan kasi hindi mo naman maabsorb lahat mg facts ng isang upuan nuh. This was a required read for my literature class. We don’t use ratings but lookkng this purpose, we tag books with three stars by “History?

The Book Tripper: Looking Back by Ambeth Ocampo

A good read book! PaperbackFirst Printing92 pages. Children can also be proud of their parents, or grandparents. However, in the course of my reading Philippine literature and history books, I have encountered most of the things that Ocampo mentioned in this book.

Ambeth Ocampo is now a respected young historian in the country.

To ask other readers questions about Looking Backplease sign up. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. His approach of sharing the history pcampo far different from what we had accustomed to have of which how our academic learning of the discipline can be much as “fascinating as a whodunit”-A.


Enjoyed every bit of it. Other bac, in the series. They are well-researched and pleasing to read. For example, my classmates back then hated it. For a historian, facts do not change; it is the way we look at things, our interpretations, that are always changing. Dec 09, Maan rated it it was amazing. Ambeth Ocampo in his works proves time and again that history isn’t just about successions of events that happened in the past — lookibg is after all the paved road we all are treading.

Looking Back Series by Ambeth R. Ocampo

Lists with This Book. If only history is taught in school like how Ocampo has written about it, then we’d xmbeth smarter and more nationalistic Filipinos. Feb 23, Michael Amgeth rated it liked it. Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ocampo.

Why Filipinos Should Read: Ocampo’s books just added to the fascination. Looking back makes us regain our humanity. Throughout the book are pages filled with revelations we would not expect that will surely make you utter those hackneyed exclaimations such as “Really?

I’ll give it 4. You see, sometimes you encounter a novel with a historical event as a backdrop and that perks up your interest to know what really happened in the novel’s milieu. I was lucky enough to have Ambeth Ocampo as my Rizal Professor back in college. This is a piece of history book whom we can memorize the events that happened without batting an eyelash. Looking Lioking is history at its juiciest. Napakarami kong bagong natutunan.

This is my first Ambeth Ocampo book, and I like it. Bookbed Author May 3, at 7: 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.


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

Looking back opens our minds to a broader horizon. Sep 11, Precious Diane Aquino rated it it was amazing. As always, his writings bqck solidly humorous.

May 22, Bookbed rated it liked it Shelves: I even ended up earning a degree in anthropology, which is the study of humans and, to an extent, a sibling of history!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Julie Ann rated it did not like it Oct 08, Sure, Ocampo can make the cold boring story that we used to study in school more interesting by throwing some jokes and by relating the lives of our heroes to what we have now. Ocampo better known as Ambeth R. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

His wit, humor, keen observations and insights on Philippine history never fail to keep ambefh entertained and informed. Philippine History is my favorite aspect of history.

Some of us are so proud that the friend of the brother of the mother of the sister of the nanny of Taylor Swift is half Filipino, but when we hear news about protesting indigenous peoples on our own soil, we rob them of their identities and rights as fellow members of the state!

These historical figures have looking confined in our minds and classrooms as superheroes with seemingly extraordinary stature, and yet Philippine History is my favorite aspect of history. I shall read more of his books and other books on Philippine ocajpo