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I was lucky enough to have Ambeth Ocampo as my Rizal Professor back in college. Bukod sa mga bayani at kani-kanilang pag-ibig. Bernice Joy rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Bookbed Author May 3, at 7: Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ocampo.

Ambeth Ocampo in his works proves time and again that history isn’t just about successions of events that happened in the past — it is after all the paved road we all are treading. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ambeth Ocampo’s Looking Back is a very short read, but every page is worth it. As always, his writings are solidly humorous.

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.

Not that his more formal writing is harder to digest but his shorter essays are perfect for lighter fare, such as on a commute or before bed. 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.


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

Nov 14, Grace rated it it was amazing. It sounds sentimental but this simple realization, if put into practice, can thrust practical solutions to our present problems. It just goes to show that what happened back then still has relevance now, and there’s always something “new” to learn from something that’s “old”. Talking about a piece of history, not only by telling details but making everything picturesque.

History is the collective memory of a nation ambth it has to be constantly rewritten. That limitation is disheartening knowing that our students today have so much better to learn from our own history.

Ocampo was my History Professor, I might had another career direction to go through on becoming the same as he; haha! For a historian, facts do not change; it is the way we look at things, our interpretations, that are always changing.

Napakarami kong bagong natutunan A history like you’ve never heard before. Ocampo better known as Ambeth R. Because they are mabeth, they oftentimes suffer in the brevity. Sep 11, Precious Diane Aquino rated it it was amazing. Dec 09, Maan rated it it was amazing.

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

This book is a collection of articles which first appeared in the author’s column with the same title published on the defunct Philippine Daily Globe. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Be grateful that you still know your family and friends, and they still know you because they have the memory that sometime in the past, they met you. Dec 01, K. Looking back opens our minds to a vy horizon. Unfortunately, you hit your head hard and you lose consciousness.


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I also like the way that he encourages his readers to not cease in exploring our history, for the lessons of the past will certainly guide our present and benefit the future. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In connection to 3, imagine yourself walking down ocanpo stairs and stumbling.

I paid only Php. Did you know that there was a king from Belgium who tried all means to buy the Philippines, but in vain? He was my professor for PI Philippine Institution back in college. His expertise as a historian and researcher was exemplified in Looking Back.

Roces, National Artist for Literature I’m off to reading “Looking Back 2: More so if they bring meaning to them. Fiamma Aletta rated it it was amazing Sep 23, To ask other readers questions about Looking Backplease sign up.

Building national identity and understanding Aside from who our parents are, nationality is also a big part of our identity. Sep 19, Abby Andrada rated it really liked it. With more understanding about Philippine History within that “pause” and the author himself, my doubts about the writings in this books have greatly reduced.

A great read for avid historians.