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As with my experience reading his award-winning and bestselling Rizal Without the OvercoatOcampo’s essay manages to make history fun, hip, with a slant towards the amusing and almost always an enlightening discussion of Philippine history Published inLooking Back is the first published work by Ambeth Ocampo, renowned Philippine llooking.

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In Junehe was conferred the rank of Officier in the Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the Republic of France for his contributions to the arts and letters as: Some of these stories can be found in the Looking Back series by Ambeth Ocampo. He subsequently attained his undergraduate and masteral degrees in Philippine Studies from the De La Salle University in and Refresh and try again. Dec 12, Takipsilim rated it it was amazing. As smbeth, his writings are solidly humorous.


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Lists with This Book. Essay, Literary History, and Bibliography. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This for me is one of the strokes of brilliance of Ocampo’s essays underscoring that history indeed repeats itself, that we all must first learn of the past before moving on forward to where we and our nation is heading. AmorsoloGuillermo E. Mr Ocampo writes history with warmth and humor, I wish his books were our text books back in school.

It was an energizing activity, reaching back to your origins and finding or not finding more than what we knew back then. Aug 11, Carlo Estadilla rated it it was amazing. Inhe was conferred one of the highest civilian awards of the Philippines, [21] the Order of LakandulaRank of Bayani [22] for his contributions in cultural administration, the popularization of Philippine history, and for having served as Chairman of the National Historical Institute from toand concurrently Chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts —, without compensation.

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History is living, it’s the air we breathe, it’s our identity. Apostol, Ocampo’s Daily Globe column moved to the Philippine Daily Inquirer inwhere it appears twice weekly in the opinion editorial page.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Mary Danielle Isip rated it really liked it Jan 23, Ateneo de Manila University. Since then Ocampo has worked as independent art curator and has curated several landmark artist retrospectives and exhibitions on Philippine visual artists including: Fiamma Aletta rated it abmeth was amazing Sep 23, Did you know that Andres Bonifacio sought funding for the revolution from Japan?

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Ocampo began writing for Weekend Magazinethe Sunday supplement of the Philippine Daily Express in and subsequently joined its editorial staff as Associate Editor. He subsequently left the monkhood in May 09, LA rated it really liked it. I shall read more looknig his books and other books on Philippine history! We don’t use ratings but for this purpose, we tag books with three stars by default.

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Did you know that former President Quezon was a potty mouth? Looking Back 13 First ed.

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