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Looking Back

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is a piece of history book whom we can memorize the events that happened without batting an eyelash. Aloha rated it it was amazing Oct 03, 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.

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


Para kang nangangalakal ng basura! O I’ll definitely read the rest of the editions. Julie Ann rated it did not like it Oct 08, We tend to look up, or back, to them as our role models, and our parents feel the same towards their parents, and the parents of their parents, and so on. HardcoverFirst Printingpages.

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

Enjoyed every bit of it. Want to Read saving…. Had our history books been written like how Mr. Instead of going into the usual presentation of History, Ambeth, a true historian, examines deeper on things which might other historians do no bother. Books by Ambeth Ajbeth.

Looking Back is history at its juiciest. The book that got me deeply into Philippine history.

Ambeth is such a delight to read. Preview — Looking Back by Ambeth R.

I’m glad I bought a set so I can read a volume after finishing a serious tome. Easy read and entertaining but very educational as well. I enjoyedthough I doubted the credibility of the author.

Looking Back Series by Ambeth R. Ocampo

They are not enough to satisfy my cravings for the particulars and details. You are commenting using your WordPress. It was an energizing activity, reaching back to your origins and finding or not finding more than what hy knew back then. Historical events were told more of a chismis than as hard facts, or something like that. It was hilarious and entertaining.


It teaches us how to be compassionate towards our kapwa and makes us realize that we belong to the same family.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For a historian, facts do not change; it is the way we look at things, our interpretations, that are always changing.

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I’m off to reading “Looking Back 2: Less of Rizal, Bonifacio and Aguinaldo. Magellan was not the one who named our country “Felipinas” that later was changed to its present name Philippines.

So much for retention! Fiamma Aletta rated it it was amazing Sep 23, That’s what school books are made for. Hindsight is the lowest form of looing for historians. History, after all, is a collection of stories, complete with characters, settings and plots. My backlog is increasing and I want to hit my book target. I can imagine hating the Luna brothers. 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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