Anchieta y los indios del Brasil
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This paper analyses certain aspects of the activities of the Jesuit missionaly José de Anchieta (1534-1597) regarding the Brazilian Indians. In bis work, De gestis Mendi de Saa, bis plays and his countless letters, we discover exotic descriptions, innumerable pieces of information and details of all kind. Ahl these data -of noteworthy ethnographic and anthropological value- evidence, at the same time, Father Anchieta's state of mind and disposition as defender and protector of the aborigines. This attitude constitutes bis most creditable feature, and bis personal style has gained recognitWn in the context of the European Christian civilization.