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La vicenda dei Padri Pellegrini come master narrative della storia americana

In 1620, a small band of English Separatists (Pilgrim Fathers, as they were later called) crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the Mayflower to seek a place where they could practice their type of Christianity without fear of persecution. In the New World, they found a small colony, Plymouth Plantation. During the revolutionary period, the epic story of their travel and settlement was transformed into a foundational myth that has become part of the master narrative of American exceptionalism.

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Massimo Rubboli
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