French Language Contributions to Military Education in Brazil (1811–1880)

This paper aims to present the peculiarities of French language teaching and its political-military repercussions. Brazilian military education, since the colonial era, has received considerable influence from France in cultural and technical aspects, integrating the books and manuals of the curriculum. The selected methodology is exploratory research, through which the influence of military education in the formation of the elite will be observed and analyzed, with the use of the Fr...