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History has never been this exciting to read and learn with Ambeth R. Ocampo’s groundbreaking Looking Back series. Now, Anvil brings together the series’ first. 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 4 By Ambeth Ocampo (Chulalongkorn’s Elephants, The Philippines in Asian History) [Ambeth R. Ocampo] on *FREE* shipping on.

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It is the historian’s interpretation of,more often than not, questionable facts.

Get to Know Us. He received his primary and secondary education at the Ateneo de Manila University. His clear and accessible explanations of the wider global context in which the country developed during the period of the Spanish and American colonial regimes have helped promote a more open sense of nationalism, and facilitated the advancement of international exchanges both with Asia and with the West.

Refresh and try again. Write a customer review. Loraine May aambeth it it was amazing Feb 16, Ocampo was able to educate his readers.

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His vack and official papers, notes and correspondence are deposited in the University of the Philippines Archives in Diliman, Quezon CityPhilippines. History is the collective memory of a nation but it has to be constantly rewritten. Shopbop Designer Fashion Baxk. Most of his published works focus on the life and works of the Philippine nationalist and martyr, Jose Rizal with Rizal Without the Overcoat going into six editions since its first publication in Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Bsck Digital Educational Resources. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Ambeth, was able to make our heroes seem more like real people. I shall read more of his books and other books on Philippine history! Since then Ocampo has worked as independent art curator and has curated several landmark artist retrospectives and exhibitions on Philippine visual artists including: Had our history books been written like how Mr.

Less of Rizal, Bonifacio and Aguinaldo. Dec 12, Takipsilim rated it it was amazing. This book is a collection of articles which first appeared in ambdth author’s column with the same title published on the defunct Philippine Daily Globe.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jhazmine rated it really liked it Feb 22, Looking Back 13 First ed.

Talking about a piece of history, not only by telling details but making everything picturesque. It is t Ambeth is such a delight to read. We also accept review requests. Bernice Lookimg rated it it wmbeth amazing Nov 12, Do you know what is considered the most haunted Philippine painting Ambeth Ocampo’s Looking Back is a very short read, but every page is worth it.

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Mr Ocampo writes history lookinb warmth and humor, I wish his books were our text books back in school. Views Read Edit View history. Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ocampo. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Did you know that former President Quezon was a potty mouth? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It’s a pity that this edition is now out of print, and to be honest about it, the “Mini Me” edition by the same book publisher does not render it any justice as it only included a handful of essays from the former one. Looking Back by Ambeth R. Share your thoughts with other customers. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. His column Looking Back first appeared in the Philippine Daily Globe from to and compilations of these columns saw new life as his two bestselling books, namely, the Looking Back series and Rizal Without the Overcoat that was awarded the National Book Award for essay in The book that got me deeply into Philippine history.


When Ocampo was appointed chair of the National Historical Institute and later elected chair of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared that she was an ardent reader of his newspaper column, commending his writings because he “makes history so approachable.

Aug 11, Carlo Estadilla rated it it was amazing. May 22, Bookbed rated it liked it Shelves: Published inLooking Back is the first published work by Ambeth Ocampo, renowned Philippine historian. This is a piece of history book whom we can memorize the events that happened without batting an eyelash.

Since I don’t want to spoil the book, I’ll just give a couple of teasers. Aug 02, Mark Ching rated it liked it. Ambeth Ocampo’s Looking Back is a very short read, but every page is worth it.